Cloisters of St. Paul's, the Basilica, Outside the Walls of Rome
Robert Macpherson (British, Tayside, Scotland 1811–1872 Rome)
1858 or earlier
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Image: 34.8 x 25.8 cm (13 11/16 x 10 3/16 in.)
Mount (2nd): 52 x 36.8 cm (20 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)
Purchase, Joyce F. Menschel Gift, 2008
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on mount, BR below photograph: "Cloisters of St. Paul's, the Basilica, outside // the walls of Rome."
As part of an album: (Christie's, South Kensington, June 10, 1976, lot 57); Paul F. Walter, New York; (Sotheby's, London, May 10, 2001, lot 2 [bought in]); (Christie's, South Kensington, November 28, 2006, lot 882); [Robert Hershkowitz, Sussex, England]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photographs. "Paradise of Exiles: Early Photography in Italy," March 13, 2017–August 13, 2017.
Date of image based on its inclusion in the Architectural Photographic Association's Second Annual Exhibition of the Collection of Photographs for 1858 which opened mid-December 1858.
Artist: Robert Macpherson (British, Tayside, Scotland 1811–1872 Rome)Date: ca. 1858Medium: Coated salted paper or light albumen silver print from glass negativeAccession: 1997.382.70On view in:Not on view