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Alexander John Ellis
Rome: The East side of the Triumphal Arch of Titus
1841, 3 June, 8.52 - 9.2 am
National Science and Media Museum
Part of the Ellis group of daguerreotypes, Inventory no: 1890-56-R38
Landscape view in Rome, of the east side of the Triumphal Arch of Titus. A road in the foreground leads up to the single archway. There is rough ground on the left, the a wall topped by railings, beyond this a building with a single window and low roof. A carriage is stationed on the left in front of the arch. Through the archway the sky is visible, also a facade in the centre, with further distant buildings. To the rights is a wall and tree beyond. The arch has four columns, blind window, and a deep entablature with clear inscription.