Digital Commonwealth

Castel Sant’ Angelo in Rome

Castel Sant’ Angelo in Rome

Item Information

Title:
Castel Sant’ Angelo in Rome
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: The fore-edge of each volume is decorated with a painting under the gilt. On the second volume appears a view of the Castel Sant’ Angelo in Rome.
Date:
(c) 1797
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Rivers
Buildings
Boats
Museo nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Places:
ItalyLazio (region)Roma (province)Rome
Castel Sant'Angelo
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
Permalink:
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1797.
Notes:
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Jerusalem delivered : an heroic poem / translated from the Italian of Torquato Tasso by John Hoole ; with four elegant engravings, vol. 2
Additional information: Contains a view of Rome's Castel Sant'Angelo (also known as Hadrian's Tomb) and the Ponte Sant'Angelo over the Tiber River, with St. Peter's Basilica in the background.
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000128A
Call #:
PQ4642 .E21H6 1797x