Tomb of Cecilia Metella with Distant View of Rome

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 27.9 x 40.5 cm (11 x 15 15/16 in.) Mount: 45.4 x 55.8 cm (17 7/8 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: Tomb of Cecilia Metella, with distant view of Rome
Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 45 in graphite
L. r., in ink: Rome, Italy
Verso, u. l., MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink:
436/R6/N1.4/ . . . 14098
To right of sticker, in ink: Rome, Tomb of Caecilia Metalla Erected in reign of Augustus
Below sticker, in graphite: 210
In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston.
L. l., in graphite: Tomb of Cecilia Metella/with distant view of Rome
L. r., stamped in black ink: The Gardner Brewer Collection

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection