Arch of Titus

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7ELB/A/8/022b
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 CM Object/ 7/ELB/A/8/22/2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 object

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of the Arch of Titus in Rome taken from high up in the Coliseum, a carved stone structure of three arches, in the centre of a road, with an avenue of trees continuing behind, and a hillside with trees and buildings in the right background. It has been double exposed, so there is a circular light patch in the centre of the image, and white patches on the left edge. Pasted onto a page in the album, with a manuscript caption on the bottom white edge.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Yellowed, especially centre, light streaks right side, lights patches from double exposure centre and left, tiny black flecks. Production method: gelatin silver print.