The Bridge of Augustus at Narni, from the Modern Bridge

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 31.8 x 39.8 cm (12 1/2 x 15 11/16 in.) Mount: 45.6 x 55.9 cm (17 15/16 x 22 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View


Europe, Photography



Oval format


Recto, below image in ink on mount: Bridge of Augustus/ From the Modern Bridge.
Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 172 in graphite
L. r., in ink: Narni: Italy
Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink:
436/N16/M1.3/ . . . 14368
To right of sticker, in ink: Narni, Italy/ Bridge of Augustus
Below sticker, in black crayon: 2
In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, / Boston.
- above this, in ink: 14368
- below this: u
L. l., in graphite: Bridge of Augustus at Narni, / from the modern bridge
L. r., stamped in black ink: The Gardner Brewer Collection

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection