Bridge of Sighs

This enclosed bridge passes over the Rio di Palazzo in Italy, connecting the interrogation rooms to the Prigioni Nuove, the New Prison. It was named Bridge of Sighs by Lord Byron in the 19th century, because the view through stone grills was the last convicts saw of Venice before their imprisonment.

The_Bridge_of_Sighs,_Venice,_Italy-LCCN2001700996 Photochrom Print Collection

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