Milan. Porte Orientale. [/] Porta Orientale.
Imp Lemercier a Paris. Paris, Bulla Editeur, Rue Tiquetonne, 18. [n.d., c.1850].
Tinted lithograph. Sheet size: 290 x 380mm (11˝ x15").
A fine and highly detailed view, from the left, of Porta Venezia (formerly known as Porta Orientale) which is one of the historical gates of the city of Milan, Italy. The gate of Porta Venezia consists of two twin neoclassical buildings, that used to house customs offices, located on the opposite sides of the main street that was used to enter Milan from north east. This view depicts a number of figures in front of the buildings, including soldiers on horse back, and horses and carts. After Philipe Benoist (1813-1880), with titles in French and Italian.
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