Of Battle and Beauty: ...
Of Battle and Beauty: Felice Beato's Photographs of China
by David Harris
Accompanying the British Army during its decisive foray into China in 1860, Felice Beato (1820-1907) was the first photographer to document a military campaign in progress. He captured not only the immediacy of war, the aftermath of battle, and strategic military positions, but also the sumptuous new Summer Palace (seen by few Chinese and even fewer foreigners) before its...more
Paperback, 185 pages
Published February 1st 2000 by California Academy of Sciences
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