Ponte Nomentana and General View from the Mons Sacer

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 28.2 x 40.5 cm (11 1/8 x 15 15/16 in.) Mount: 45.6 x 55.6 cm (17 15/16 x 21 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 Nomentana /and general view from the Mons Sacer
Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 227 in graphite
L. r., in ink: Environs of Rome: Italy.
Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink:
436/R6/M1.1/ . . . 14050
To right of sticker, in ink: Rome, Ponte Nomentana, over the Anis
Below sticker, in graphite: 204
In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston.
L. l., in graphite: The Ponte Nomentana and general view/ from the Mons Sacer
L. r., stamped in black ink: The Gardner Brewer Collection

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection