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The Town of Hara Matchida

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Object Details

Title:

The Town of Hara Matchida

Artist/Maker:

Felice Beato (English, born Italy, 1832 - 1909)

Culture:

English

Place:

Haramachida, Japan (Place Created)

Date:

1863–1868

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

2007.26.46

Dimensions:

21.3 × 28.6 cm (8 3/8 × 11 1/4 in.)

Credit Line:

Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography

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Object Description

A street in the village of Haramachida, lined with buildings. Men stand in the street, one has a pole balanced on his shoulder with two baskets hanging from it.

Provenance
Provenance
1984 - 2007

The Wilson Centre for Photography, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007.