Sunday, December 9, 2012

Porta San Marco

Saint Mark Gate, Porta San Marco, Livorno
“Porta San Marco” (Saint Mark's Gate), September 2012

Vintage postcard, Saint Mark Gate, Porta San Marco, Livorno
“Porta San Marco” (Saint Mark's Gate), early 1900s

(Postcard digitized from the collection of Antonio Cantelli)

See also: San Marco - Enrico Bartelloni - New English Cemetery - Lion of Saint Mark

13 comments:

Kate said...

Wonderful double photos. I like the symmetry of the gate.

Randy said...

I love how some things stand the test of time.

Kris said...

An impressive bit of bricklaying!

Dina said...

There the old "Generali lion" again! ;)
What a magnificent gate, then and now.

cieldequimper said...

Still in pretty good shape. Sad that there is no tram anymore...

Halcyon said...

It's amazing how little some things change. Love the brick facade.

Luis Gomez said...

This is very nice VP. I don't think I had seen it before.

Taken For Granted said...

Love when you include early photos of the same thing you take pictures of. Don't you wish that tram still existed? Very well done.

Stefan Jansson said...

Love it when you show use one of these.

Traveling Hawk said...

The gate is impressive and good preserved, judging after the old postcard.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Gosh that's amazing VP, I can't see nay changes at all, they don't build walls like they used to!!

JM said...

Fantastic! Love that porta.

Gunn said...

Looks pretty and stylish!
No graffiti .....
Nice landmark!