Palace of the Caesars, from the Tarpeian Rock

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 30.8 x 40 cm (12 1/8 x 15 3/4 in.) Mount: 35.8 x 46 cm (14 1/8 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View


Europe, Photography



Oval format


Recto, below image in ink on mount: Palace of the Caesars
Below this, in graphite: on the Palatine
Verso, in center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston.
- below this, in ink: slide
- to left of this, in ink: 14031
In center, further below stamp, in graphite: Rome: Palace of the Caesars - on the Palatine Hill
Below this, in graphite: 436/.R6/S1/.2

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection