An 1890 Photochrom Tour Of Rome

Tour Rome with these photochrom postcards from 1890. Shot in black and white and colored by the innovative photochrom method, we see the ancient sites as they were then and largely as they are today.

 

Outside the Coliseum autochrome

A view from the Palace of the Caesars Rome

A view from the Palace of the Caesars

The bridge and castle of St. Angelo

The bridge and castle of St. Angelo

The Piazza Navona Rome

The Piazza Navona

The Triumphal Arch of Titus Rome autochrome

The Triumphal Arch of Titus

Piazza di Minerva Rome autochrome

Piazza di Minerva

Trevi Fountain Rome autochome

Trevi Fountain

Inside St. Paul's Rome autochrome

Inside St. Paul’s

The ruins of the Temple of Castor and Pollux Rome autochrome

The ruins of the Temple of Castor and Pollux

The Temple of Bosco rome autochrome

The Temple of Bosco

The tomb of Victor Emmanue

The tomb of Victor Emmanue

Garibaldi's Monument

Garibaldi’s Monument

Rome autochrome

St. Trinita dei Monti Rome autochrome

St. Trinita dei Monti

St. Peter's Place Rome autochrome

St. Peter’s Place

The Piazza del Popolo Rome autochrome

The Piazza del Popolo

The Pyramid of Cestius at St. Paul's Gate Rome autochrome

The Pyramid of Cestius at St. Paul’s Gate

A view from the Palatine Rome autochrome

A view from the Palatine

The Acqua Felice fountain rome autochrome

The Acqua Felice fountain

Vesta's Temple Rome

Vesta’s Temple

The Forum Romanum from the Palatine Rome

The Forum Romanum from the Palatine

The Forum Rome autochrome

The Forum

Romano Forum

Trajan's Column Rome

Trajan’s Column

Inside the Coliseum Rome

Inside the Coliseum

The Coliseum and Meta Sudans.

The Coliseum and Meta Sudans

The Fountain of the Naiads in Piazza della Repubblica

The Fountain of the Naiads in Piazza della Repubblica

The Piazza del Campidoglio

The Piazza del Campidoglio

Capitoline Rome

Capitoline

The Temple of Saturn and Triumphal Arch of Septimus Severus. Rome autochrome

The Temple of Saturn and Triumphal Arch of Septimus Severus.