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A broken Ancient Roman bridge stands beside th…

A broken Ancient Roman bridge stands beside the modern Ponte Palatino in Rome. Note the cars are driving on the left on this bridge, so it is also called the English bridge.

Roma, Via dei Pianellari 1985.

Roma, Via dei Pianellari 1985.

Roman Carnival masks in a street market near t…

Roman Carnival masks in a street market near the Pantheon, 1985 

Seen on the Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 1985.

Seen on the Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 1985.

A bus stop on the Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, …

A bus stop on the Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, Rome 1985.

“The fall of Rome seemed unthinkable to people…

The fall of Rome seemed unthinkable to people at the time but inevitable to historians reflecting upon it with the benefit of context.”
Mary Pilon

The walls of the Vatican seen from the Viale d…

The walls of the Vatican seen from the Viale dei Bastioni di Michelangelo in October 1985. To get to the Vatican Museum you have to walk this way all the way round quite some distance. Nowadays you will hit the queues pretty soon, and have to wait in the heat to be let in. When I went there it was not too bad as far as I remember. I went early in the morning and it was October.

Rome 1985. Posters announcing a day of politic…

Rome 1985. Posters announcing a day of political agitation for October 6th.

‘Il migliori stuntman del mondo!’ Rome, signs …

Il migliori stuntman del mondo!’ Rome, signs and posters at the front of the Termini station, Piazza dei Cinquecento 1985.

Rome, the loggia of the Villa Giulia, which wa…

Rome, the loggia of the Villa Giulia, which was built in the 16th century, and is decorated with Roman style murals. The building now houses the Museum of Etruscan Art.