Felice BEATO

Italy 1832 – 1909

Anting Gate of Pekin surrended 21st October 1860. English and French troops taken possession. Leaf 42:recto. (1860) Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph

Primary Insc: Not signed. Dated, reverse, pencil, l.r., "...21st October 1860...". Titled, reverse, pencil, l.l-l.r., "Anting Gate of Pekin surrender 21st October 1860/ English and French troops taken possession".
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed, on mount, pencil, "Anting Mun-Pekin/ handed over by the Chinese to the allies/ Octr 1860-/ 42/ 22". Inscribed, reverse, pencil, c., "22".
Dimensions: printed image 23.1 h x 29.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.1287.43