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Pyramid of Caius Cestus


Recto, below image in ink on mount: Pyramid of Caius Cestus, and the English Burying Ground ("English" crossed out in graphite, and "Protestant" added above) Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink: 436/R6/N9.1/ . . . 14055 To right of sticker, in ink: Rome. / Pyramid of Cestius. / Tomb of Caius Cestius Epulo, d. before 12 B. C. U. r., in ink: 116' x 98' x 98' In center, stamped in black ink: Museum of Fine Arts,/Boston. L. l., in ink: Macpherson

Credit Line

Transferred from the MFA's Historic Collection of Photographs—Gift of Miss Harriet Smith Tolman


Image: 27.5 x 37.1 cm (10 13/16 x 14 5/8 in.) Mount: 35.5 x 44.9 cm (14 x 17 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print