Felice BEATO

Italy 1832 – 1909

Imperial Summer Palace before the Burning, Yuen Ming Yuen, October 18th 1860 Leaf 63:recto. (1860) Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph

Primary Insc: Not signed. Dated, reverse, u.r, Pencil, "...October 18th 1860". Titled, reverse, pencil, u.l-u.r, "Imperial Summer Palace before the Burning /Yuen Ming Yuen October 18th 1860".
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed, on mount, pencil, "Clock Tower- by the Lake -Palace of Hy-cheen/ fired by Honble Stuart Wortley 163" Inscribed, reverse, c, pencil, "43"
Dimensions: printed image 24.8 h x 28.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.1287.64