The Bridge of Sighs
Description
Creator
Ed Langmuir, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Stereographs
Description
The Ponte Di Sospiri or Bridge of Sighs connects the old prisons to the interrogation rooms in Doge's Palace. The name is said to have been given by Lord Byron with the idea that prisoners would sigh at their last view of beautiful Venice before being jailed. A must see for visitors to Venice such as the Langmuirs and Davis'.
Inscriptions
BRIDGE OF SIGHS VENICE
Date of Original
ca 1908
Subject(s)
Local identifier
DFOI0106
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Contact
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The Bridge of Sighs


The Ponte Di Sospiri or Bridge of Sighs connects the old prisons to the interrogation rooms in Doge's Palace. The name is said to have been given by Lord Byron with the idea that prisoners would sigh at their last view of beautiful Venice before being jailed. A must see for visitors to Venice such as the Langmuirs and Davis'.