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Rome, from St. Nicholas
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Rome, from St. Nicholas
Title:
Rome, from St. Nicholas [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 18.1 cm ( 10 x 7.125 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Romans, i.)--The Church of San Nicolo di Tolentine stands in the grounds of the villa Massimo Rignano, the site of the famous gardens of Sallust. After the death of Sallust, this place was purchased for the emperor, and was a favorite place of abode with Aurelian. The view of Rome we have in the above picture is modern. And one thing is to be remembered in looking at modern Rome--that while it is a splendidly built city, it does not begin to compare with the magnificent Rome of the Cæsars St. Paul saw. So strong and massive was the Rome of Nero that many parts of it have defied all the changes of time, and stand out as the most splendid structures to be found in the modern city. One never tires of looking over Rome from the tops of her hills. There is infinite interest about the city." Copyright year and photographer's name are printed at the bottom of the photograph, along with "Franklin Co Eng-Chi."
Rooftop panorama of Rome
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5654 LVii380CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries