The Coliseum and Church of St. John Lateran

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 25.3 x 40.2 cm (9 15/16 x 15 13/16 in.) Mount: 45.8 x 54.6 cm (18 1/16 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View


Europe, Photography




Recto, below image in ink on mount: The Coliseum and Church of St. John/ Lateran
Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 31 in graphite
L. r., in ink: Rome, Italy.
Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink:
436/R6/H 1.1/cop. 3/ . . . 14014
To right of sticker, in ink: Rome. Colosseum/ Exterior.
Further right, in ink: 70-82.
In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston.
- above this, in ink: 14014
L. l., in ink: Gardner Brewer Bequest

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection