Parker collection of photographs of ancient Roman architecture and sculpture. ca. 1865-ca. 1883.


Parker collection of photographs of ancient Roman architecture and sculpture. ca. 1865-ca. 1883.

Collection comprises 1,147 photographs and three miscellaneous notes, the majority of which relate to Parker's project to document ancient Roman architecture and sculpture. Includes a group of photographs (Series II) that were not made for Parker's campaign, though many share the subject focus of the Parker material.

5 leaves.2 v. (219 photographic prints) : albumen.


SNAC Resource ID: 8203260

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