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Michangelo's "David"  full.1Michalangelo's "David" full near.2"David" left side detail.3"David" Front detail.4

Street fountain, unknown location.5Ponte Vecchio6View on Ponte Vecchio7

1.- 4.-Views of Michelangelo's most famous and recognized sculpture-"DAVID", located in the Galleria dell' Accademia, the Florentine Academy of Fine Art. This is the original "David" which was once positioned outside the Palazzo Vecchio, but was moved to the Academy in 1880. Sculpted in 1504. A copy now stands in its original position before the Palazzo Vecchio, and another in the Piazzale Michelangelo. 5.-A street fountain, its location not recorded. 6.-Ponte Vecchio, one of the most famous, and oldest bridges in the world. Its image conveys the serene beauty of the city. This is a view I had longed dreamed of seeing ever since I first viewed it in my childhood "View Master" viewer. Seeing it was a childhood dream come true. This view is looking east, taken from near the Uffizi Gallery. 7.-A view on the Ponte Vecchio showing its traditional gold and jewelry shops.