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North Taku Fort (China), After the Capture

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North Taku Fort (China), After the Capture

ca. 1860 (printed ca. 1880s)
19th century
165 x 218 mm (6.5 x 8.6 in.)

Felice Beato, British, (ca. 1825–ca. 1908)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print
Marks: Signed on mount, lower center: “203 North Taku Fort (China), After the Capture"; inscribed: “After attack by English forces—showing the good Chinamen—assisted by U.S. forces—‘Blood is Thicker than Water’”
Bibliography: Ellen G. D’Oench, ed., with essays by Erica L. Frohman, Mary H. Goodrich, Karl E. Kusserow, and Laura R. Nierenberg, More Vivid Places: Victorian Photographs of Britain, the Middle East, and Orient [catalog for exhibition presented August 29 – October 25, 1984] (Middletown, CT: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, 1984), reproduced on p. 16.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1984
Accession Number: 1984.21.2

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  • battles - Use for individual instances of armed conflict between two or more groups. [September 1993 related terms added. December 1992 scope note added. November 1990 descriptor added.]
  • China - TGN 1000111
  • forts - Related Term
  • travel photography

  • image Dimensions: 165 x 218 mm (6.5 x 8.6 in.)

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