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Alexander John Ellis
Venice, Palazzo Ducale, Columns of the Lion & San Theodore
1841, 16 June
National Science and Media Museum
Part of the Ellis group of daguerreotypes, Inventory no: 1890-56-V4
Landscape view of Venice showing the ornate frontage of the Palazzo Ducale to the right, with an elaborate balcony. The columns of the Lion and of S.Theodoric are seen in the left foreground, with the Biblioteca and Zecca (mint). Viewed from the Riva de' Schiavoni near the Ponte di Paglia.