Felice (Felix) BEATO (1832-1909) photographed in China in 1860, including the closing stages of the Second Opium War.  Beato was born in Venice and grew up on the island of Corfu, then a protectorate of Britain.  He claimed British nationality throughout his distinguished career as a commercial photographer.  He is considered the most significant war photographer of the nineteenth century.  Source: Terry Bennett History of Photography in China 1842-1860 (Quaritch 2009), pp141-162.  See also Of Battle and Beauty, Felice Beato’s Photographs of China by David Harris (Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1999) and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felice_Beato.