19 May 2004
FELICE BEATO (1820-1907)
Indian views, 1858-59
5 albumen prints
each with printed title and plate number label on mount
each approx. 11 7/8 x 10in. (30.4 x 25.5cm.) (5)
Frank Dillon, artist;
by descent to the present owner.
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J. Falconer, India: Pioneering Photographers 1850-1900, London, 2001, p.69; p.118, pl.83, there noted that the Delhi Observatory image was No.43 in Beato's catalogue of Delhi Observatory, issued by Henry Hering.
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