The Arch of Constantine, Rome

Giorgio Sommerabout 1860–1870

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

A triumphal arch with one main archway and two smaller archways, one of which is boarded up with wood. There is a Latin inscription carved along the top of the arch. Scaffolding has been erected on either side of the inscription. A large stone mound, possibly part of a wall, is in the foreground.


  • Title: The Arch of Constantine, Rome
  • Creator: Giorgio Sommer
  • Date Created: about 1860–1870
  • Location Created: Rome, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: 17.1 × 23.5 cm (6 3/4 × 9 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XM.885.1.46
  • Culture: Italian
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Giorgio Sommer (Italian, born Germany, 1834 - 1914)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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