Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: GA01-033.  Photograph by Felice Beato.  Field Marshal Robert Cornelis Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala GCB GCSI FRS (1810-1890), took part in the Battle of Taku Forts in August 1860, the entry to Peking in September 1860 and the destruction of the Old Summer Palace in October 1860.  Honoured as K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath) on 27 July 1858.  See "Of Battle and Beauty - Felice Beato's Photographs of China" by David Harris (Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1999)", p175.

Caption on mount
Sir Robert Napier. K.C.B. Commander of the Second Division Expeditionary Force. China 1860


Location
Estimated date
1858-1859
Photographer
Dimensions
134mm x 186mm
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph