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Entrance to the British Legislation, Yedo

Object Details

Title:

Entrance to the British Legislation, Yedo

Artist/Maker:

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

Culture:

English

Place:

Yedo, Japan; Edo, Japan; Tokyo, Japan (Place Created)

Date:

1863–1868

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

2007.26.45

Dimensions:

22.2 × 29.3 cm (8 3/4 × 11 9/16 in.)

Credit Line:

Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography

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Object Description

A road with white stripes down its length leads to a fenced off entrance way. Samurai stand outside, and a small open-sided structure is on the right. In the background behind tall trees is a large building.

Provenance
Provenance
1984 - 2007

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