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Alexander John Ellis
Paestum, General View from the South East
1841, 24 April, about 3 pm
National Science and Media Museum
Part of the Ellis group of daguerreotypes, Inventory no: 1890-56-Pt3
Exterior landscape view of temples at Paestum, a general view from the south east. The foreground is strewn with blocks of stone among the general vegetation, leading to the temple of Hera (the Basilica), with the temple of Neptune beyond. Part of the roof remains, covered with vegetation. In the distance on the skyline to the right is the small Temple of Ceres.