''Roma - Basilica di S. Lorenzo fuori le Mura', 1910. Artist: Unknown
'Roma - Basilica di S. Lorenzo fuori le Mura', 1910. Its double shape is a most interesting and are example of the basilica of the 4th century with the addition of another basilica of the 13th being entirely distinct and separate. The Basilica Papale di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura is a shrine to the martyred Roman deacon St. Lawrence. From Cento Vedute Classiche di Roma. [Enrico Verdesi, Rome, 1910]
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A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy, 1767.Artist: Laurence Sterne
A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy, 1767. The original manuscript, with corrections, of the first part (vol i) of A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy, written by Lawrence Sterne in 1767 and published in 1768. The page reproduced contains the mention of 'Eliza' and her picture. The detached signature is from a letter to T Becket, bookseller, dated 15th July 1763, relative to the sale of vols v and vi of Tristram Shandy. From the fourth series of Facsimiles of royal, historical, literary and other autographs in the Department of Manuscripts, British Museum: Series I - V, (London, 1899).
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St Laurence converting his gaoler, early 15th century. Artist: Fra Angelico
St Laurence converting his jailer, early 15th century. St Laurence converting Hippolytus. St Laurence (d258), saint and martyr, was Deacon of the Christian church in Rome. Under the persecution of Valerian he was condemned to death by being broiled. While in prison he is said to have converted his jailer, Hippolytus, to Christianity. Detail from 'The Judgement of St Laurence', fresco in the Chapel of Nicholas V, Vatican, Rome, dedicated to St Stephen and St Laurence.
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