This is an original 1908 duotone halftone print of the Catacombs of Rome (Catacombe di Roma) which are ancient burial places underneath the city of Rome, Italy. There are at least forty catacombs and they were begun in the 2nd century AD to bury (mostly) Christians. They were also begun due to scarcity of land and overcrowding in Rome.
This 103+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Duotone
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 3.5 x 5 inches; 9 x 13 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Roma, Italia, Callisto, Tomb