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Fontana delle Tartarughe [lantern slide]: a close-up view showing the fountain's namesake tortoises

view Fontana delle Tartarughe [lantern slide]: a close-up view showing the fountain's namesake tortoises digital asset number 1
Sculptor:
Landini, Taddeo
Architect:
Della Porta, Giacomo
Lantern slide maker:
Williams, Brown, & Earle, Inc.
Physical description:
1 photograph lantern slide, hand-colored
Type:
Lantern slides
Design elements
Place:
Italy, Lazio Region, Rome
Italy
Rome
Fontana delle Tartarughe (Rome, Italy)
Date:
1900
1930
[between 1900 and 1930]
Notes:
The fountain's design features four youths, each holding a tortoise (tartarughe) that drinks from the basin above.
Mount reads: "[photographer of image published in postcard: Anderson; photographer of glass plate image of post card: Lewis?] Williams, Brown & Earle, Inc., 918 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa."
Historic plate caption: "[manuscript text on label:] LEWIS [photographer?]; Fountain of the [...?] detail; Rome [text printed on plate, visible from verso:] 24960; Roma; Particolare della Fontana della Tartarughe. G. della Porta. Ripr. Int. Anderson.
Topic:
Lily ponds
Fences--wrought iron
Sculpture
Turtles
Boys
Fountains
Local number:
IT013002
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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