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Photograph - Church and Altar Decoration-S. Clement.
  • Church and Altar Decoration-S. Clement.
    Parker, John Henry, born 1806 - died 1884
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Church and Altar Decoration-S. Clement.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Rome (photographed)

  • Date:

    1867-1870 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Parker, John Henry, born 1806 - died 1884 (publisher)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Rome (photographed)


1867-1870 (photographed)


Parker, John Henry, born 1806 - died 1884 (publisher)

Object history note

This photograph is one of a collection of over 3,300 photographs documenting the principal monuments of Rome from the classical age to the 1600s. The photographs were taken between 1867 and 1870 under the direction of John Henry Parker, the founder of the British and American Archaeological Society of Rome. He employed several local photographers including De Bonis, Filippo Spina, Carlo Baldassare Simelli, Francesco Sidoli, Filippo Lais, Giovanni Battista Colamedici, as well as a Canadian one, Charles Smeaton. The Victoria and Albert Museum houses a selection of the most significant photographs from this collection.

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Photograph of the apse of the Church of St. Clement in Rome, showing the mosaics, pictures, ambones and altar, Rome

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

On label pasted to mount
On label pasted to mount




Photographs; Topography; Architecture; Archaeology


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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