The temples of Apollo and Diana built for the first day of the fireworks at SS. Peter and Paul by Paolo Posi.

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Horizontal rectangle. The two circular, domed temples, to which steps lead, are at left (Apollo) and right (Diana) and are connected by a bridge structure. In the background is the Palazzo Franese, decorated for the celebration. In the foreground, workers cut wood while other participants form a procession with smoking vessels. Framing lines. Bottom: "Disegno della Prima Machina rappresentante i Temii…Incendiata per commando di Sua Eccelenza il Sigr DON LORENZO COLONNA Gran Contestabile de / Regno di Napoli S S come Amdella presentazione della Chinea alla Santita di Nostro Signore PAPA / CLEMENTE XIII, nella Vigilia de Gloriosi S. S. Apostoli PIETRO E PAOLO l'anno 1763" / "Paolo Posi Architetto" "Giuseppe Palazzi dis." "Giuseppe Vasi incise.". Made in: Italy. Date: 1760s. Record ID: chndm_1924-15-141.

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