Felice BEATO

Italy 1832 – 1909

View of the Summer palace, Yuen Ming Yuen, showing the Pagoda before the Burning, Oct. 1860, Pekin. Leaf 59:recto. (1860) Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph

Primary Insc: Not signed. Dated, reverse, pencil, l.r, "Oct 1860". Titled, reverse, pencil, l.l-l.r., "View of the summer palace Yuen Ming Yuen /showing the Pagoda before the Burning/Oct 1860/Pekin".
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed, mount, pencil, "Summer Palace of Yuen Ming Yuen/the Pagoda-/59/39" (faint). Inscribed, reverse, c. pencil, "39".
Dimensions: printed image 24.3 h x 29.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.1287.60