Entrance to the British Legislation, Yedo

Felice Beato1863–1868

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

A road with white stripes down its length leads to a fenced off entrance way. Samurai stand outside, and a small open-sided structure is on the right. In the background behind tall trees is a large building.


  • Title: Entrance to the British Legislation, Yedo
  • Creator: Felice Beato
  • Date Created: 1863–1868
  • Location Created: Yedo, Japan; Edo, Japan; Tokyo, Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: 22.2 × 29.3 cm (8 3/4 × 11 9/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2007.26.45
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography
  • Creator Display Name: Felice Beato (English, born Italy, 1832 - 1909)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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