Rome in the 19th century

Would you like to know more about Rome in the 19th century? Visit the British Museum for a temporary exhibition showing the works of Francis Towne.

During a visit to Rome in 1780 and 1781 Francis Towne produced a whole lot of watercolors and know you can see all these together in a temporary exhibition in the British Museum in London. The exhibition opened on January 21st and will be on display until August 14th.

Rome in the 19th century
Rome in the 19th century

On the pictures you can see ancient baths, famous attractions in Rome such as the Colosseum, the Palatine Hill, Forum and much more. There are totally 52 pictures on display and all these pictures have not been displayed together since back in 1805.

For more information about Rome we recommend that you visit the Rome Tourist Guide, but if you want to read more about and what to do in London, stay here in our London Guide instead and read about programs, activities, attractions, transportation and much more.

Rome in the 19th century

British Museum
January 21st – August 14th
Room 90

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