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Venice – Campo Sant’ Agnese and the Purloined Rio

The island of Sant’ Agnese, in Venice’s Sestiere Dorsoduro, is unidentifiable as such today.  On its north end, the island was extended across the pond now remembered by a street, Piscina Fornier (“piscina” denotes “pond”), and land further developed to edge a corseted Grand Canal.  To … Continue reading

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