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Alexander John Ellis
Rome, Chief or Eastern Facade of the Church of San Giovanni in Laterano
1841, 4 June, 7.24 - 7.37 am
National Science and Media Museum
Part of the Ellis group of daguerreotypes, Inventory no: 1890-56-R102
Landscape view of the Eastern facade of the Church of San Giovanni in Laterano, with (on the right) a portion of the Lateran palace. Image shows a five bay classical building surmounted by large statues. A dome is seen on the left. On the right part is another, less decorative classical building of three storeys. A horse-drawn carriage is standing on the piazza in front of the main entrance of the church.