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Exterior of Marine Redout. The first Fort captured on the 10 June

Object Details

Title:

Exterior of Marine Redout. The first Fort captured on the 10 June

Artist/Maker:

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

Culture:

English

Place:

Ganghwa Island, Korea (Place Created)

Date:

1871

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

2007.26.106

Dimensions:

23 × 27.9 cm (9 1/16 × 11 in.)

Credit Line:

Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography

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Object Description

Looking across a tidal mudflat at a stone fort on a hill surrounded by trees. A path runs along the right. In the foreground is a large woven basket filled with dirt, possibly part of an embankment.

Provenance
Provenance
1984 - 2007

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