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Temple of Heaven from the Place Where the Priests Are Burnt

Henry Hering, Felice Beatonegative October 1860; print 1862

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

  • Title: Temple of Heaven from the Place Where the Priests Are Burnt
  • Creator: Felice Beato, Henry Hering
  • Date: negative October 1860; print 1862
  • Location Created: Pekin, China
  • Physical Dimensions: 24.7 x 29.7 cm (9 3/4 x 11 11/16 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: 2007.26.198.42
  • Markings: Recto (mount): separate label affixed to lower right corner, imprinted in black ink, "39 Temple of Heaven, from teh place where the Priests are burnt, / in the Chinese City of Pekin, October, 1860." Recto (print): inscribed in negative at lower right corner, "P 39"
  • Inscription: Recto (mount): upper right corner, in pencil, "42" Verso (mount): lower left corner, slanted, in pencil, "42"; lower left edge, in pencil, "EX.2000.1.42 [space] .36"
  • 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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