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Left angle of the Upper North Taku Fort escaladed by the French, & where the 67th storming party crossed to reach the Gateway on the right
Private collection of Dr. Timothy Connor - Historical Photographs of China
Historical Photographs of China, www.hpcbristol.net, Identifier: GA01-040, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported license
Background to collection:
Captain George Turnour Horton Atchison was in China serving with the 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot and was Deputy Assistant Quarter-Master General to the troops in north China. He was present at the capture of the Taku Forts and the campaign of 1860 (Second Opium War). Atchison died at Tientsin (Tianjin) on 21 July 1861, aged 28.