Julius Caesar, Capitoline Museum

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 17.2 x 14 cm (6 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.) Mount: 45.5 x 31.6 cm (17 15/16 x 12 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View


Europe, Photography




Recto, L. l. of image: oval blind stamp, M. F. A.
Below image on mount, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 34 in graphite
L. l., in ink on mount: Julius Caesar. Capitoline. Rome
L. r., in ink on mount: 3433
Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink:
437/R6mc/H22/ . . . 3433
To right of sticker, in ink: Rome. Museo Capitolino. / Head of Julius Caesar?
At left, under sticker, in crayon: 49
In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston.
- above this in ink: 3433
- below this, oval stamp in purple ink: M. F. A.
L. l., in graphite: Julius Caesar/ from the Castile of the Capital

Credit Line

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