The J. Paul Getty Museum

India Photographs. (spine title)

Object Details

Title:

India Photographs. (spine title)

Artists/Makers:

Unknown

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

Ahmad Ali Khan (Indian, active 1850s - 1860s)

Culture:

British

Place:

England; India (Place Created)

Date:

about 1856–1883

Medium:

Albumen silver print / Salted paper print

Object Number:

84.XA.420

Dimensions:

Closed: 35.2 × 50.5 × 5.1 cm (13 7/8 × 19 7/8 × 2 in.)

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Object Description

Portraits and group portraits of British and Indian leaders, most of whom played significant roles on either side of the conflict around the time of the 1857-1858 Indian Uprising in the Awadh, or Oudh, region. Some of the sitters appear multiple times.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

André Jammes, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Felice Beato: A Photographer on the Eastern Road (December 7, 2010 to May 6, 2012) (Image 50 and 51)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), December 7, 2010 to April 24, 2011
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (Chiyoda-Kn, Tokyo), March 6 to May 6, 2012