Porta S. Lorenzo (ancient Porta Tiburtina)

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 40 x 31.5 cm (15 3/4 x 12 3/8 in.) Mount: 45.6 x 35.7 cm (17 15/16 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View


Europe, Photography




Recto, below image in ink on mount: Porta San Lorenzo
Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink:
436/R6/B4/ . . . 14053
To right of sticker, in ink: Rome. Porta S. Lorenzo/ Porta S. Lorenzo on site of ancient/ Porta Tiburtina.
U. r., in ink: Constructed by Emperor Honorius,/ 4th cent. A. D.
In center, stamped in black ink: Museum of Fine Arts,/ Boston.
- above this, in ink: 14053
L. l., in ink: Gardner Brewer Bequest

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection