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[Boats in River, Nagasaki]

Object Details

Title:

[Boats in River, Nagasaki]

Artist/Maker:

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

Culture:

English

Place:

Nagasaki, Japan (Place Created)

Date:

about 1865

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

2007.26.207.3

Dimensions:

22.8 × 28.5 cm (9 × 11 1/4 in.)

Credit Line:

Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography

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Object Description

View of a village on the banks of a river, with a large, moored boat in the center of the image. Visible in the foreground are two men dressed in traditional garments looking at the camera.