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[Position taken up by the English and French within the Enclosure of the Temple of the Earth]

Felice Beato, Henry Hering1860

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

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  • Title: [Position taken up by the English and French within the Enclosure of the Temple of the Earth]
  • Creator: Felice Beato, Henry Hering
  • Date: 1860
  • Location Created: China
  • Physical Dimensions: Other: 23.3 x 29.3 cm (9 3/16 x 11 9/16 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: 2007.26.198.30
  • Markings: Recto (mount): separate label affixed to lower right corner, imprinted in black ink, "27 Position taken up by the English and French within the En- / closure of the Temple of the Earth preparatory to opening / fire on Pekin on 14th October, 1860; also Wall of Pekin and / Anting Gate (Gate of Peace), surrendered to the Allies on / the same date. (In two pieces.) ['In two pieces' in italics] Recto (print, first image): inscribed in negative at lower right corner, "P271" ['1' is small numeral, raised] Recto (print, second image): inscribed in negative at lower right corner, "P272" ['2' is small numeral, raised]
  • Inscription: Recto (mount): upper right corner, in pencil, "30 / AB" Verso (mount): upper left, slanted, in pencil, "30 A B"; lower left edge, in pencil, ".24" Verso (print, first image): lower right corner, in pencil, "30A [space] 27 [with an 'x' over '27'] Verso (print, second image): lower left corner, in pencil, "EX.2000.1.30"; lower left, in pencil, "30B"
  • 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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