• Apse of St. Peter's seen from the Vatican gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The steep slope of Vatican hill becomes apparent as we climb upward in the gardens.
    • Borghese Gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Faux temple with goddess. (Erma H. Bruggink, wife of the photographer)
    • Borghese Gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      A pond and faux temple.
    • English garden 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Waterfall and pool
    • Fauna 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The lush Vatican gardens provide a wonderful respite in the very confined city.
    • Formal French garden 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The same garden seen before but at a different time of year.
    • Formal French garden 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      A very formal portion of the Vatican gardens.
    • A gateway to the Casina of Pius IV 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Guide to the Vatican gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Our superlative guide to the Vatican gardens and museum, Marzia Ubaldino in 1985?
    • The informal English garden with fountains 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Sentry at the Arco delle Campane 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      One formerly could enter the gardens through the Arco where a Swiss guard in the uniform designed by Michelangelo protected the entry halberd in hand. Photo was taken in 1967.
    • The Sistine Chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The exterior of the Sistine chapel as seen from the Vatican gardens.
    • Statue of a Roman emperor at the entry of the informal English garden 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Vatican gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • The Vatican gardens from the dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The gardens with the pinacoteca center top. With the casina di Pio IV and the pontifical academy of sciences upper center.
    • View of a very small part of the gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)