The Ponte Nomentana Over the Anio River

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 21.2 x 40.7 cm (8 3/8 x 16 in.) Mount: 45.6 x 55.8 cm (17 15/16 x 21 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View


Europe, Photography




Recto, below image in ink on mount: Ponte Nomentana, over the Anio
Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 226 in graphite
L. r., in ink: Environs of Rome: Italy.
Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink:
436/R6/M1.2/ . . . 14049
To right of sticker, in ink: Rome. Ponte Nomentano.
Further to right, in graphite: ancient bridge with mediaeval tower
Below sticker, in graphite: 205
In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston.
L. l., letterpress title glued on: The Ponte Nomentana over the Anio
L. r., stamped in black ink: The Gardner Brewer Collection

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection