Felice BEATO, (Exterior of the N wall of Pekin shewing the walls of the Temple of the Earth behind which the allied Batteries were prepared to open fire on city - Anting Gate in the distance.) Enlarge 1 /1

Felice BEATO

Italy 1832 – 1909

(Exterior of the N wall of Pekin shewing the walls of the Temple of the Earth behind which the allied Batteries were prepared to open fire on city - Anting Gate in the distance.) [(Exterior of the N wall of Pekin shewing the walls of the Temple of the Earth behind which the allied ...)] 1860 Description: leaf 47 in a disassembled album of 60 plates

Collection Title: China 1860
Place made: Beijing, China
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen silver panorama 2 panel panorama

Primary Insc: reverse, l.l.-l.r, pencil "Position taken up by the English and French within the enclosure of the Temple of the Earth/ preparatory to opening fire on Pekin on 21st October 1860. Also Wall of Pekin and Anting Gate (Gate of Peace) surrendered to the allies on the same date."
Dimensions: printed image 21.0 h x 57.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.1287.48