Fontana delle Tartarughe [lantern slide]: a close-up view showing the fountain's namesake tortoises
Della Porta, Giacomo
Lantern slide maker:
Williams, Brown & Earle, Inc.
1 photograph lantern slide, hand-colored
Italy, Lazio Region, Rome
Fontana delle Tartarughe (Rome, Italy)
[between 1900 and 1930]
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.