• 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.
    • The English Garden 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1973)
      Yet another portion of the Vatican Gardens is devoted to the less formal "English garden."
    • 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 fountain in the Vatican Gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1973)
      The hill into which St. Peter's was built to house the grave of the aposle becomes apparent as one ascends the garden's paths.
    • 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 Sistine Chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The exterior of the Sistine chapel as seen from the Vatican gardens.
    • A small portion of the Vatican Gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1973)
      "Christ seen through humanistic eyes." The classical pleasure garden is recovered. A "first" for the WCTS was a visit arranged through the Ladies of Bethany for access to the Vatican Gardens.
    • St. Peter's from a garden path 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1973)
      The height of the hill becomes apparent when one sees the dome from almost roof level.
    • Swiss Guard in Renaissance uniform 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1973)
      Designed by Michelangelo the sentry guards one of the portals providing access to the Vatican Gardens.
    • 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.