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The Arch of Septimius Severus from the Tabularium


Recto, below image in ink on mount: Arch of Septimius Severus, / From the Tabularium Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 235 in graphite L. r., in ink: Rome. Italy Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink: 436/R6/S4/ . . . 13992 To the right of sticker, in ink: Rome. / Arch of Septimius Severus. A. D. 204/ In the Forum Romanum. Below sticker, in graphite: 155 In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston. - above this, in ink: 13992 L. l., in graphite: The Arch of Septimius Severus/ from the Tabularium L. r., stamped in black ink: The Gardner Brewer Collection.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection


Image: 27.3 x 31 cm (10 3/4 x 12 3/16 in.) Mount: 45.6 x 55.8 cm (17 15/16 x 21 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print