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[Pappenberg Island at the Entrance of the Bay of Nagasaki]

Object Details

Title:

[Pappenberg Island at the Entrance of the Bay of 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:

2007.26.207.4

Dimensions:

23.5 × 28.7 cm (9 1/4 × 11 5/16 in.)

Credit Line:

Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography

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Object Description

View of the mouth of a harbor with an island in the center of the image. Hilly areas with dense vegetation and separated by water are visible in the foreground and background, possibly parts of a peninsula.