Coliseum from the Palatine

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7ELB/A/8/019b
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 CM Object/ 7/ELB/A/8/19/2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 object

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of a view of the coliseum in Rome from above [i.e. from the Palatine Hill]. The Coliseum is in the distance, with a stone archway in front of it, and trees to the right foreground. 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 centre where pasted onto the page, with some brown mould top half. Tiny black flecks, and straight line indentations on the right, where it has pressed against a photograph on the opposite page. Production method: gelatin silver print.