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LL/72625
Felice Beato
Sir Robert Napier. K.C.B. Commander of the Second Division Expeditionary Force. China
1860
Albumen print
 
Private collection of Dr. Timothy Connor - Historical Photographs of China
Historical Photographs of China, www.hpcbristol.net, Identifier: GA01-033, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported license
 
LL/72625 [Further details available]

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LL/6823
Felice Beato
Sir James Hope Grant
1860
Albumen print
17 x 13.10 cm
 
National Galleries of Scotland
Courtesy of the National Galleries of Scotland (Accession no. PGP 19.1), Purchased 1938
 
LL/6823

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LL/71263
Felice Beato
Tangkoo Fort after its Capture, Showing the French and English Entrance
[Album China]
1860, 10 August
Albumen silver print
9 13/16 × 23 1/16 ins (25 × 58.6 cm) (image and sheet) 10 11/16 × 24 ins (27.1 × 61 cm) (mount)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Purchased with funds contributed by Dr. Chaoying Fang, Harvey S. Shipley Miller and J. Randall Plummer, and with the Alice Newton Osborn Fund, 1978, Accession Number: 1978-148-1(12)
 
LL/71263

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LL/41355
Felice Beato
Taku Fort, China
1860
Albumen print
 
National Army Museum
Negative No. 2785, Accession No. NAM. 1962-08-16-13
 
LL/41355

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LL/36769
Felice Beato
View of the entrance the English used into the North Fort of Taku on the Peiho River, near Tientsin (Tianjin), China, 21st August 1860
1860
Albumen print
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (V0037621)
 
LL/36769

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LL/41349
Felice Beato
The North Taku Fort, China
1860
Albumen print
 
National Army Museum
Negative No. 2789, Accession No. NAM. 1962-08-16-8
 
LL/41349

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LL/36768
Felice Beato
Interior view of the North Fort of Taku on the Peiho River, near Tientsin (Tianjin), China, following its capture by the English and French armies on August 21st 1860. The battlements and cannons are surrounded by Chinese corpses.
1860
Albumen print
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (V0037624)
 
LL/36768

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LL/40646
Felice Beato
Interior of the North Fort, Takoo, at the angle where the British Forces entered
1861 (published)
Lithograph
 
Google Books
 
LL/40646 [Further details available]

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LL/36767
Felice Beato
Interior view of the North Fort of Taku on the Peiho River, near Tientsin (Tianjin), China, following its capture by the English and French armies on August 21st 1860. The battlements and cannons are surrounded by Chinese corpses.
1860
Albumen print
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (V0037622)
 
LL/36767

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LL/41350
Felice Beato
Interior of Taku Fort, China
1860
Albumen print
 
National Army Museum
Negative No. 2944, Accession No. NAM. 1962-08-16
 
LL/41350

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LL/6495
Felice Beato
Interior of the North Taku Fort, immediately after its capture
1860, 21 August
Albumen print
 
British Library
 
LL/6495

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LL/36771
Felice Beato
View of the interior of the South Fort of Taku, near Tientsin (Tianjin), China, showing Chinese troops accommodation and encampment, 25th June 1860
1860, 25 June
Albumen print
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (V0037649)
 
LL/36771

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LL/41253
Felice Beato
Pehtang Fort
1860, 1 August
Albumen silver print
9 x 11 11/16" (22.9 x 29.7 cm)
 
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York
Acquired through the generosity of Shirley C. Burden and the Estate of Vera Louise Fraser, 1272.1974
 
LL/41253

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LL/41254
Felice Beato
Interior of Pehtang Fort showing Probyn's Horses
1860, 1 August
Albumen silver prints
9 7/16 x 23 1/4" (24 x 59.2 cm)
 
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York
Acquired through the generosity of Shirley C. Burden and the Estate of Vera Louise Fraser, 1275.1974
 
LL/41254

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LL/41252
Felice Beato
Interior of the Pehtang Fort Showing the Magazine and Wooden Gun, August 1, 1860
1860, 1 August
Albumen print
15 3/16 x 17 11/16 ins
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
2007.26.198.9
 
LL/41252

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LL/41251
Felice Beato
Interior of Pehtang Fort, Showing the Magazine and Wooden Gun, August 1, 1860
1860, 1 August
Albumen print
9 3/8 x 11 5/8 ins
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
84.XM.473.32
 
LL/41251

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LL/6433
Felice Beato
Head Quarter Staff, Pehtang Fort [China]
1860, August
Albumen print
10 x 11 25/32
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
© J.P. Getty Trust (84.XM.473.27)
 
LL/6433

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LL/67438
Felice Beato
La seconde guerre de l'opium, Pékin
1860 (ca)
Albumen print
24,4 x 29,5 cm
 
Millon et Associes
Photographs, 24 June 2016, Lot 75
 
LL/67438 [Further details available]

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LL/40647
Felice Beato
An-Ting Gate of Pekin occupied by the Allied Forces
1861 (published)
Lithograph
 
Google Books
 
LL/40647 [Further details available]

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LL/36770
Felice Beato
View along the top of the wall from Anting Gate, Beijing, China, after its capture by the English and French armies on 21st October 1860.
1860
Albumen print
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (V0037627)
 
LL/36770

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LL/71276
Felice Beato
Top of the Wall from Anting Gate, Pekin - Possession Taken by English and French Troops
[Album China]
1860, 21 October
Albumen silver print
9 7/8 × 11 7/16 ins (25.1 × 29.1 cm) (image and sheet)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Purchased with funds contributed by Dr. Chaoying Fang, Harvey S. Shipley Miller and J. Randall Plummer, and with the Alice Newton Osborn Fund, 1978, Accession Number: 1978-148-1(26)
 
LL/71276

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LL/40648
Felice Beato
Grand Entrance of the Winter Palace, Pekin
1861 (published)
Lithograph
 
Google Books
 
LL/40648 [Further details available]

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LL/41351
Felice Beato
Summer Palace, Peking
1860
Albumen print
 
National Army Museum
Negative No. 16651, Accession No. NAM. 1967-09-83-65
 
LL/41351

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LL/76816
Felice Beato
The Great Imperial Porcelain Palace Yuen Min Yuen, Pekin, October 18, 1860
1860
Albumen print
24.3 × 30 cm (9 9/16 × 11 13/16 ins) (image)
 
National Gallery of Art
Gift of Michael and Jane Wilson, 2012.137.1.24
 
LL/76816

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LL/36122
Felice Beato
1162, Pavilion of the Summer Palace, Pekin. From a photograph by Beato
1867
Book illustration, woodcut
 
Google Books
 
LL/36122 [Further details available]

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LL/71237
Felice Beato
North and East Wall of Pekin
[Album China]
1860-1861
Albumen silver print
9 9/16 × 22 15/16 ins (24.3 × 58.2 cm) (image and sheet) 10 3/8 × 23 11/16 ins (26.4 × 60.2 cm) (mount)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Purchased with funds contributed by Dr. Chaoying Fang, Harvey S. Shipley Miller and J. Randall Plummer, and with the Alice Newton Osborn Fund, 1978, Accession Number: 1978-148-1(27)
 
LL/71237

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LL/41255
Felice Beato
View of the Imperial Summer Palace Yuen Ming Yuen after the Burning, Taken from the Lake, Peking
1860, October
Albumen silver prints
9 3/8 x 18 1/2" (23.9 x 47.2 cm)
 
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York
Gift of Jon Hendricks, 49.1986
 
LL/41255

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LL/71240
Felice Beato
Panorama of Pekin, Taken from the South Gate Leading into the Chinese City
[Album China]
1860, October
Albumen silver print
8 1/4 × 67 11/16 ins (21 × 172 cm) (image, sight)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Purchased with funds contributed by Dr. Chaoying Fang, Harvey S. Shipley Miller and J. Randall Plummer, and with the Alice Newton Osborn Fund, 1978, Accession Number: 1978-148-1(31)
 
LL/71240

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LL/71247
Felice Beato
Panorama - View of Pehtung
[Album China]
1860, 1 August
Albumen silver print
8 7/8 × 32 5/16 ins (22.5 × 82 cm) (image, a, sight) 8 7/16 × 44 7/8 ins (21.5 × 114 cm) (image, b, sight)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Purchased with funds contributed by Dr. Chaoying Fang, Harvey S. Shipley Miller and J. Randall Plummer, and with the Alice Newton Osborn Fund, 1978, Accession Number: 1978-148-1(6a,b)
 
LL/71247

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LL/71248
Felice Beato
Panorama - View of Pehtung [Image a]
[Album China]
1860, 1 August
Albumen silver print
8 7/8 × 32 5/16 ins (22.5 × 82 cm) (image, a, sight) 8 7/16 × 44 7/8 ins (21.5 × 114 cm) (image, b, sight)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Purchased with funds contributed by Dr. Chaoying Fang, Harvey S. Shipley Miller and J. Randall Plummer, and with the Alice Newton Osborn Fund, 1978, Accession Number: 1978-148-1(6a,b)
 
LL/71248

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LL/71252
Felice Beato
Panorama - View of Pehtung [image b]
[Album China]
1860, 1 August
Albumen silver print
8 7/8 × 32 5/16 ins (22.5 × 82 cm) (image, a, sight) 8 7/16 × 44 7/8 ins (21.5 × 114 cm) (image, b, sight)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Purchased with funds contributed by Dr. Chaoying Fang, Harvey S. Shipley Miller and J. Randall Plummer, and with the Alice Newton Osborn Fund, 1978, Accession Number: 1978-148-1(6a,b)
 
LL/71252

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LL/72640
Felice Beato
Panorama of North Taku Fort
1860
Albumen prints (4)
 
Private collection of Dr. Timothy Connor - Historical Photographs of China
Historical Photographs of China, www.hpcbristol.net, Identifier: GA01-043, GA01-044, GA01-045, GA01-046, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported license
 
LL/72640 [Further details available]

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LL/41345
Felice Beato
Prince Gong Qinwang of China
1860
Albumen print
 
National Army Museum
Negative No. 37907, Accession No. NAM. 1967-09-83-7
 
LL/41345

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LL/40645
Felice Beato
Prince Kung
1861 (published)
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/40645 [Further details available]

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LL/40649
Felice Beato
Beato photographs the signing ceremony between Prince Kung and the Allied forces in the "Hall of Ceremonies"
1875 (published)
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/40649 [Further details available]

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LL/40644
Felice Beato
Signor Beato at the Taku forts in China during the Second Opium War
1860, 21 August (event) 1864 (published)
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/40644 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Panoramas
Asia - The context for nineteenth century photography in Asia
China - China: Peking, Pekin [Beijing]
China - Chinese
China - Felice Beato: Prince Kung / Prince Gong Qinwang of China
China - Felice Beato: Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860) and the march to Bejing
China - Felice Beato: Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860) and the Pehtang fort
China - Felice Beato: Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860) and the taking of the Taku Fort
China - Introduction to photography in China
China - Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860): Introduction
Experimental and manipulated photography - Manipulating negatives
Folklore and popular tradition - Felice Beato: Prince Kung / Prince Gong Qinwang of China
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - Chinese
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - Introduction to photography in China
Landscapes of Asia - The context for nineteenth century photography in Asia
Negatives - Manipulating negatives
Panoramas - Albumen prints: Panoramas
Royalty - Felice Beato: Prince Kung / Prince Gong Qinwang of China
Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860) - Felice Beato: Prince Kung / Prince Gong Qinwang of China
Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860) - Felice Beato: Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860) and the march to Bejing
Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860) - Felice Beato: Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860) and the Pehtang fort
Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860) - Felice Beato: Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860) and the taking of the Taku Fort
Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860) - Second Chinese Opium War (1856-1860): Introduction
War - Introduction to war photography
War - Photographs of war dead

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