Ponte Lucano and the Tomb of Plautii

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 28.2 x 39.6 cm (11 1/8 x 15 9/16 in.) Mount: 40.8 x 48 cm (16 1/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View


Europe, Photography



oval format


Recto, below image in ink on mount: Ponte Lucano and the Tomb of Plautii
Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 125 in graphite
Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink:
436/B13/N1/ . . . 14048
To right of sticker in ink: Bagni. /Tomb of the Plautii.
U. r., in ink: Dates from the early Empire
In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts,/Boston.
- above this, in ink: 14048
L. l. in graphite: Ponte Lugano [corrected above to Lucano] - with the tomb of Plautius [ corrected above to Plautii]

Credit Line

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