Castle and Bridge of St. Angelo

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 17.4 x 40.7 cm (6 7/8 x 16 in.) Mount: 45.8 x 55.7 cm (18 1/16 x 21 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View


Europe, Photography




Recto, below image in ink on mount: Castle and Bridge of St. Angelo
Below this, in graphite: Tomb of Hadrian
Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 257 in graphite
L. r., in ink: Rome: Italy
L. l., in graphite: St. Angelo
Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink:
436/R6/N2.2/ . . . 14068
To right of sticker, in ink: Rome. Tomb of Hadrian (Now called the Castello S. Angelo).
Below sticker, in graphite: 214
In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston.
above this, in ink: 14068
below this, in ink: u
L. r. stamped in black ink: The Gardner Brewer Collection

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection