Postcard of the Vittoriano and Colosseum in Rome owned by Dick Howard

Image for Postcard of the Vittoriano and Colosseum in Rome owned by Dick Howard
Owned by
Dick Howard, American, 1935 - 1967
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 4 1/4 x 6 in. (10.8 x 15.2 cm)
Type
picture postcards
Place depicted
Rome, Roma, Italy, Europe
Date
ca. 1960
Description
A color picture postcard featuring an aerial view of part of the city of Rome, Italy on the front. The view looks southeast with a number of notable Roman landmarks visible. The most prominent landmark is the Vittoriano, a large, white colonnaded structure in the foreground at the lower right quadrant of the postcard. The photo looks down the Via dei Fori Imperiali to the Colosseum, which appears in the upper left quadrant of the card. Also visible are the Santissimo Nome di Maria al Foro Traiano Church, Palazzo Valentini, and Trajan's Column (lower left), Capitoline Hill and the Roman Forum (behind the Vittoriano). The image is filled with the cityscape of Rome. The image is bordered in a narrow white edge.
Topic
African American
Travel
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Howard Family
Object number
2012.140.6.5
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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