This drawing taken from Roman Forum by David Watkin is by Henry Parke (c. 1810) and shows a student of architecture climbing up to the top of the Temple of Castor and Pollux, measuring rod in hand. The drawing shows an idealized temple, not the ruin that Parke would actually have seen.  Photo 2 of 4 in Wonders of the World

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This drawing taken from Roman Forum by David Watkin is by Henry Parke (c. 1810) and shows a student of architecture climbing up to the top of the Temple of Castor and Pollux, measuring rod in hand. The drawing shows an idealized temple, not the ruin that Parke would actually have seen.

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