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Position Taken Up by the English and French with the Enclosure at the Temple of the Earth Preparing to Opening Fire on Pekin on 21st October 1860, Also Wall of Pekin and Antin Gate, (Gate of Peace,) Surrendered to the Allies on the Same Date

Felice BeatoOctober 21,1860

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

  • Title: Position Taken Up by the English and French with the Enclosure at the Temple of the Earth Preparing to Opening Fire on Pekin on 21st October 1860, Also Wall of Pekin and Antin Gate, (Gate of Peace,) Surrendered to the Allies on the Same Date
  • Creator: Felice Beato
  • Date: October 21,1860
  • Location Created: Pekin, China
  • Physical Dimensions: 20.6 x 28.7 cm (8 1/8 x 11 5/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography
  • Object Type: Print
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 2007.26.209.32
  • Inscription: (Verso left image) inscribed in pencil, at lower center: "[decorative letter or numerals] / Position Taken up by the English & French with the enclosure at / the Temple of the Earth preparing to Opening Fire on Pekin / On 21st October 1860, Also Wall of Pekin and Antin Gate, (Gate of Peace,) surrendered to the Allies on the same date"
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: British
  • Credit Line: Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography
  • Classification: Photographs

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