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Photograph - Church of S. Croce in Gerusalemme - North Wall, c. A.D. 120; the Cornice, A.D. 1115; the Porticus or Arcade in front, c. A.D. 1600.
  • Church of S. Croce in Gerusalemme - North Wall, c. A.D. 120
    Parker, John Henry, born 1806 - died 1884
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Church of S. Croce in Gerusalemme - North Wall, c. A.D. 120; the Cornice, A.D. 1115; the Porticus or Arcade in front, c. A.D. 1600.

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (photographed)

  • Date:

    1864-1868 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    mounted albumen print

  • Museum number:

    61570

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Photograph of the north wall of the Church of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, showing the cornice and arcade.

Place of Origin

Rome (photographed)

Date

1864-1868 (photographed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

mounted albumen print

Dimensions

Height: 26.8 cm mount, Width: 33.2 cm mount

Object history note

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.

Descriptive line

Photograph of the north wall of the Church of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Rome, photographed under the direction of John Henry Parker, 1864-1868

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

On label pasted to mount

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Photographs; Topography; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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