Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa)
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N 43° 43.175 E 010° 24.015
32T E 612791 N 4841680
Quick Description: This Italian stamp depicts seat of the elite technical university in Pisa - Scuola Normale Superiore, Renaissance building of Palazzo della Carovana...
Location: Toscana, Italy
Date Posted: 2/17/2010 3:55:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM882A
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member wildwoodke
Views: 16

Long Description:

The Palazzo della Carovana houses since 1810 the Scuola Normale Superiore, an elite technical university founded by Napoleon. In front of the building is a statue of Cosimo I by Piero Francavilla (1596).

The Palazzo della Carovana in the Piazza dei Cavalieri was originally the Palazzo degli Anziani (Palace of the Elders). In 1562 the famous architect Giorgio Vasari began the rebuilding and enlargement which produced the magnificent or Palazzo della Carovana (also called Palazzo dei Cavalieri).

Stamp Issuing Country: Italy

Date of Issue: November 27, 1999

Denomination: 650 L. - 0.34 €

Color: chalcography (brown)

Stamp Type: Single Stamp

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