image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

A border of trees, palms and herbaceous plants from a Roman garden in the 1st century A.D.

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Description

Coloured photograph.

Image Licence

Image Credit

image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London

From the Watercolour World

Location

Prima Porta, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Country

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Tww Comment

The image is a coloured photograph of a wall painting in the house of Livia, Empress of Rome. The botanical key to the image, made in 1890 is here: https://wellcomecollection.org/works/cb3dtah2?wellcomeImagesUrl=/indexplus/image/V0044516.html