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19Th Century Micromosaic Plaque Colosseum Rome Grand Tour Circa 1870 Europe Ancient Italy Roman Empire

19Th Century Micromosaic Plaque Colosseum Rome Grand Tour Circa 1870 Europe Ancient Italy Roman Empire

A rare & important micromosaic rectangular plaque, Italy, third quarter of the 19th century, colorfully depicting a Grand Tour scene featuring Europeans strolling about the ruins of the Colosseum in Rome, housed in a period gilt floral form frame, is of museum quality & would make an impressive addition to any fine household or collection….

Lombardy Travel Guide

Lombardy Travel Guide

The richest and most populous of Italy’s regions, Lombardy is home to Milan. Milan is not only the capital of Lombardy, but also Italy’s capital of fashion, finance, and media. Known as Lombardia in Italian, Lombardy derives its name from the Longobards, a Germanic kingdom that ruled large stretches of the Italian peninsula beginning in…