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This page contains part of a panoramic view of Turin from the River Po, continued on the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 39 verso (D14220; Turner Bequest CLXXIV 38a). Turner’s viewpoint is a bridge on the site of the present-day Ponte Regina Margherita (built in the 1970s and replacing one dating from the late nineteenth century). The vista looks up-river (south) towards the Ponte Vittorio Emanuele I and the Monte dei Cappuccini on the eastern bank, but visible on this side of the composition is the western bank of the river and the city spread out beyond, including on the far right-hand side the towers of Palazzo Madama and nearby Palazzo Reale with the dome of the Cappella Sacra Sindone rising above it. The far distance is dominated by the majestic line of the Alps.