Ponte Sisto, River Tiber, Rome

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25593
Architect/DesignerPontelli, Baccio (1450-after 1494)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
Subject Date1479
Image Date1970
Library ReferenceESP/ROM/20 (ES4064.6)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This footbridge over the River Tiber connects Via del Pettinari in the Rione of Regola in the historic centre to Piazza Trilussa in Trastevere. The current bridge was built by Pope Sixtus IV between 1473 and 1479 and is the only bridge in Rome to have been built by a Pope.

Subject tags

reflections, arches, rivers, bridges