On the Via Appia

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of a horse and open topped carriage, driven by a man, with two women passengers, both wearing feathered hats. They have stopped for a photograph, with a grass verge and then a stonewall behind them. The horse is black, and blinkered. Pasted onto a page in the album, with a manuscript caption on the bottom white edge.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Slightly yellowed, especially in a patch in the centre, with patches of brownish yellow mould. Some creasing, some mirroring. Slight repair needed. Production method: gelatin silver print.