Animated drawings and maps explain why and how Venice was founded, and how the city grew into the commercial centre of the Eastern Mediterranean and then declined with the discovery of new western trade routes. St Mark’s Cathedral, the Doge’s Palace and the Casa d’Oro exemplify the wealth and individuality in art and architecture of Venice during her zenith, Venetian life and industries are described in their present conditions.
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)