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[Photographic Copy of a Drawing of the Head on a Table of a Beheaded Man by Charles Wirgman]

Felice BeatoDecember 1864

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Photographic reproduction of a drawing by Charles Wirgman, depicting a group of people standing in front of a display of the severed head of Shimizu Seiji, who was convicted of murdering two British officers. Another man stands before the group while holding up a written sign.

Details

  • Title: [Photographic Copy of a Drawing of the Head on a Table of a Beheaded Man by Charles Wirgman]
  • Creator: Felice Beato
  • Date Created: December 1864
  • Location Created: Yokohama, Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: 19.8 × 25.7 cm (7 13/16 × 10 1/8 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: 2007.26.207.17
  • 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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