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Columns of Piazzetta, Venice, Italy, 1924


Historical Context
The Piazzetta dei Leoncini is part of St. Mark's Square, or Piazza San Marco, in Venice.



The two tall columns represent Venice's two patron saints.  Atop the column on the left, St. Theodore (Teodoro), is stepping on a crocodile.  The winged lion of St. Mark the Evangelist (Marco) stands on the column to the right.
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Italy. Venice. Piazzetta, Columns, Library, Campanile, New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_A11565
Document Description
The Columns of Piazzetta, Venice, Italy, including: the Biblioteca Marciana, St. Mark's Campanile, St. Mark's Clock Tower, and part of St. Mark's Bascilica, 1924.