Felice BEATO

Italy 1832 – 1909

Exterior of North Taku Fort showing the English entrance, Augt 21st 1860. Leaf 23:recto. (1860) Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph

Primary Insc: Not signed. Dated, reverse, l.r., pencil, "...Augt 21st 1860" Titled, reverse, l.l-l.r., pencil, "Exterior of North Taku Fort showing the English/ entrance..."
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed, on mount, pencil, "Exterior of North Taku Fort shewing[sic] the bridge + gateway/ stormed by the British 21st August 1860/ 23". Inscribed, reverse, pencil, c., "5A",and l.r., "8".
Dimensions: printed image 23.9 h x 28.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.1287.24