Altobelli and Moulins Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti (or Spanish Steps), Rome
Medium Albumen print from wet plate negative
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1850s Print Date 1861c
Dimensions 10-3/4 x 14-7/16 in. (273 x 367 mm)
Photo Country Italy
Photographer Country Italy
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Title and negative number reversed out of negative at bottom left.
Provenance: old collection of J. Harrison, Jr. purchased in 1861.
The Spanish Steps (Italian: Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti) are a set of steps in Rome, Italy, climbing a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti, dominated by the Trinità dei Monti church at the top. The Scalinata is the widest staircase in Europe.