View of an ornately decorated tower with three visible viewing galleries. The tower is surrounded by another building of lower height and tall trees. Visible in the background is a complex of unidentifiable built structures, as well as a mountain range.


  • Title: [Porcelain Tower]
  • Creator: Felice Beato
  • Date Created: October 1860
  • Location Created: China
  • Physical Dimensions: 24.9 × 30 cm (9 13/16 × 11 13/16 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: 2007.26.206.88
  • 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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