The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Temple at Shiba]

Object Details

Title:

[Temple at Shiba]

Artist/Maker:

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

Culture:

English

Place:

Shiba, Japan (Place Created)

Date:

1863–1877

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

2007.26.161

Dimensions:

22.1 × 28.7 cm (8 11/16 × 11 5/16 in.)

Credit Line:

Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography

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Object Description

The open courtyard of a temple with stone lanterns lining the back wall. To the right is a small open-sided building. On the left stands a samurai and two Buddhist monks.

Provenance
Provenance
1990 - 2007

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