Firmness, Commodity and Delight: Architecture in Special Collections (Exhibition)

Exhibition announcement – The University of Chicago Library – May 4, 2011

(Credit Special Collections Research Center, The University of Chicago Library)

Image from Vitruvius Pollio. De architectura libri decem. Florence: P. Iunta, 1522.
Depiction of baptistery in cathedral complex of Pisa. From Giuseppe Martini’s Theatrum basilicae Pisanae, in quo praecipuae illius partes enarrationibus, iconibusque ostenduntur. Rome: Antonii de Rubeis, 1705.


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