Not currently on display at the V&A

Excavations, 1869 - Private House of the Emperor Hadrian, c. A.D. 120, near the Thermae of Antonius Caracalla, in the Vigna Guidi. View shewing the Wall of the Thermae.

Photograph
1869 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Photograph of the private house of the Emperor Hadrian, near the Thermae of Antonius Caracalla, in the Vigna Guidi, Rome.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
mounted albumen print
Brief Description
Photograph of the private house of the Emperor Hadrian, near the Thermae of Antonius Caracalla, in the Vigna Guidi, Rome, from a set commissioned by John Henry Parker, 1864-1870
Physical Description
Photograph of the private house of the Emperor Hadrian, near the Thermae of Antonius Caracalla, in the Vigna Guidi, Rome.
Dimensions
  • Mount height: 26.8cm
  • Mount width: 33.2cm
Object history
This object is part of a series of over 3,300 photographs documenting the principal monuments, artworks and artefacts of Rome from the classical age to the 1600s. The photographs were taken between 1864 and 1879 under the direction of John Henry Parker, the founder of the British and American Archaeological Society of Rome, and many were published in his Archaeology of Rome (1874-1879). Parker employed local photographers including Adriano De Bonis, Filippo Spina, Carlo Baldassare Simelli, Francesco Sidoli, Filippo Lais and Giovanni Battista Colamedici, as well as a Canadian, Charles Smeaton. The Victoria and Albert Museum holds a large collection of the photographs taken before 1870.
Associations
Bibliographic Reference
On label pasted to mount
Other Number
726 - John Henry Parker catalogue number
Collection
Accession Number
62123

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest Feedback

record createdMarch 11, 2015
Record URL