Part 1 of panorama of North Taku Fort
© 2013 Dr Timothy Connor
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: GA01-043. First part of a four part panoramic photograph by Felice Beato. The panorama was taken from the platform above a gun embrasure, looking east and south across the devastated interior of the inner (or upper) North Taku Fort. The outer North Taku Fort is visible to the immediate right of the cavalier in part 3, while the outer South Taku Fort is seen across the Pei Ho River in part 4. See "Of Battle and Beauty - Felice Beato's Photographs of China" by David Harris (Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1999) - Catalogue 20. See GA01-044, GA01-045 and GA01-046.
294mm x 233mm
Black and white photograph