Felice BEATO, The great Imperial palace, Yuen Ming Yuen before the Burning, Pekin. Leaf 64:recto. Enlarge 1 /1

Felice BEATO

Italy 1832 – 1909

The great Imperial palace, Yuen Ming Yuen before the Burning, Pekin. Leaf 64:recto. (1860) Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated. Titled, reverse, pencil, l.l-l.r., "The great Imperial palace Yuen Ming Yuen before the Burning, Pekin".
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed, on mount, pencil, "Kiosk on the hill of Hy- cheen-above the lake/ before the fire? 64".
Dimensions: printed image 25.4 h x 29.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.1287.65