'Roma - Bridge and Castle of St. Angelo', 1910. Artist: Unknown
'Roma - Bridge and Castle of St. Angelo', 1910. Ponte Sant'Angelo, once the Aelian Bridge or Pons Aelius, meaning the Bridge of Hadrian, is a Roman bridge in Rome, Italy, completed in 134 AD by Roman Emperor Hadrian, to span the Tiber, the castle was built by the Emperor Hadrian for his own tomb', From Cento Vedute Classiche di Roma. [Enrico Verdesi, Rome, 1910]
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The Pantheon and the Piazza della Rotunda, Rome, Italy.Artist: Underwood & Underwood
The Pantheon and the Piazza della Rotunda, Rome, Italy. Built in the 2nd century during the reign of the Emperor Hadrian as a temple to all Rome's gods, the Pantheon was consecrated as a Christian church in the 7th century. The best preserved example of monumental Roman architecture, it was highly influential on the architects of major public buildings in Europe and America from the Renaissance to the 19th century. The obelisk in the centre of the piazza dates from the reign of Rameses II and comes from the Temple of Ra at Heliopolis. Stereoscopic card detail.
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Bronze head from a statue of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, Roman Britain, 2nd century. Artist: Unknown
Bronze head of the Roman emperor Hadrian (76-138), from the British Museum's collection.Bronze head from a statue of the Roman Emperor Hadrian (76-138), Roman Britain, 2nd century. Found in the River Thames near London Bridge (1834). There are many marble statues of him, but this example made in bronze is a rare survival. From the British Museum's Collection.
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