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Featured Article: Symbols


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Total Number 209
Total Number Missing 2
Total Confraternity 167
Total Hospital 4
Total Religious 19
Total Other 12
Purpose Informative/Decorative


Symbols are a sub-set of material culture that have traditionally been used in Venice to denote ownership of a building or affiliation with a particular organization. The majority of the symbols found within the city are confraternity symbols, which were used to denote the city's scuole. There were six prominent scuole in Venice that ..→

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