[First view seen in Peking taken from Anting Gate]

Felice Beato1860

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

A view along the north wall of the inner city of Beijing, near the Andingmen Gate (Anting). In the foreground are a group of small buildings with courtyard areas. Behind the wall an ornate multistory building is visible, along with the top of Lama Temple (Yonghegong).


  • Title: [First view seen in Peking taken from Anting Gate]
  • Creator: Felice Beato
  • Date Created: 1860
  • Location Created: Pekin, China; Beijing, China
  • Physical Dimensions: 23.7 × 29.4 cm (9 5/16 × 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: 2007.26.197.12
  • 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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