Daguerreotype view of Rome by Achille Morelli, June 1841. 2 of 13 from a series of 360° panorama of the city from the Capitoline Hill.
A daguerreotype view of Rome, part of a Panorama from the Capitol tower. This is one of a series of thirteen forming a 360° panorama of the city, taken by Achille Morelli from the Capitoline Hill in June 1841. (2 of 13). Morelli was commissioned by Alexander John Ellis.
Between Easter 1840 and the summer of 1841, Alexander Ellis toured Italy, taking daguerreotype panoramas, landscapes and architectural views. In Rome, Ellis worked with Achille Morelli and Lorenzo Suscipi, acquiring 45 daguerreotypes from them.
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object: 277 mm x 340 mm
image: 152 mm x 204 mm
- National Media Museum, Bradford
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