Panorama - Odin Bay

Felice Beatonegative June 21–July 21, 1860; print 1862

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Beato was able to record the French and British forces regrouping on their way up the coast from Hong Kong to Peking (present-day Beijing). The widespread encampment of the troops nearly fills the four-part panorama and seems to threaten the small local village on the far right.


  • Title: Panorama - Odin Bay
  • Creator: Felice Beato, Henry Hering
  • Date Created: negative June 21–July 21, 1860; print 1862
  • Location Created: China
  • Physical Dimensions: Other: 23.9 × 29 cm (9 7/16 × 11 7/16 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: 2007.26.198.4
  • Culture: British
  • 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) Henry Hering (British, 1814 - 1893)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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