Ponte Vecchio

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of a view down a wide river in an Italian city [Ponte Vecchio, Fireaze], to a bridge standing on two columns in the water. The bridge has a number of houses built into it. On the left is a street of shops with pedestrians and automobiles, and on the right bank are buildings built right up to the water's 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, dull patches on the surface top and bottom left quarter, possibly from damp or the adhesive. Tiny black flecks. Production method: gelatin silver print.