Felice BEATO

Italy 1832 – 1909

View of the Imperial Summer Palace, Yuen Ming Yuen, after the Burning taken from the lake, October 18th 1860. Leaf 61:recto. (1860) Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen silver panorama Consisting of two photographs

Primary Insc: Not signed. Dated, reverse, l.r, "...October 18th 1860" Titled, reverse, pencil, l.l-l.r, "View of the Imperial Summer Palace Yuen Ming Yuen/ after the Burning taken from the lake...".
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed, on mount, pencil, "the Summer Palace + Lake of Hycheen after the fire /61".
Dimensions: printed image 23.9 h x 46.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.1287.62