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Tomb of Cecilia Metella with Distant View of Rome


Recto, below image in ink on mount: Tomb of Cecilia Metella, with distant view of Rome Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 45 in graphite L. r., in ink: Rome, Italy Verso, u. l., MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink: 436/R6/N1.4/ . . . 14098 To right of sticker, in ink: Rome, Tomb of Caecilia Metalla Erected in reign of Augustus Below sticker, in graphite: 210 In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston. L. l., in graphite: Tomb of Cecilia Metella/with distant view of Rome L. r., stamped in black ink: The Gardner Brewer Collection

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection


Image: 27.9 x 40.5 cm (11 x 15 15/16 in.) Mount: 45.4 x 55.8 cm (17 7/8 x 21 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print