The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on Caffè Greco: Art Temple, Post Office and Cosmopolitan Sanctuary

Cf. Ursula Peters’ catalogue text describing the lead letterbox at Caffè Greco in Künstlerleben in Rom, ed. Ursula Peters, Nuremberg 1991, p. 421. See also Ernst Jonas Bencard’s explanatory Related Article on the phenomenon of bills of exchange here.

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