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Alexander John Ellis
Pompeii, The Forum from the South East Angle
1841, 21 April
National Science and Media Museum
Part of the Ellis group of daguerreotypes, Inventory no: 1890-56-Pp5
Landscape view of ancient ruins at Pompeii, the Forum from the South East Angle.n A pavement in the foreground is lined by five columns on the left, plain below and fluted above a certain height. To the left are two monumental plinths. Beyond, a street is lined with archietectural remains; arches, buildings, columns etc. In the background in the sky to the left, the profile of Vesuvius is only just visible.