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Tomb of Cecilia Metella from the Road - Via Appia


Recto, below image in ink on mount: Tomb of Cecilia Metella Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 153 in graphite L. r., in ink: Rome: Italy Verso, u. l., MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink: 436/R6/N1.32/ . . . 14096 To right of sticker, in ink: Rome: Tomb of Caecilia Metalla. Erected Reign of Augustus Below sticker, in graphite: 209 Along left edge, in graphite: Tomb of Caecilia Metalla, /from the road "Via Appia" In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston. L. l. along edge, stamped in black ink: The Gardner Brewer Collection

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection


Image: 36.9 x 29.2 cm (14 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.) Mount: 55.9 x 45.7 cm (22 x 18 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print