Felice Beato

British, born Italy (Venice, Italy, 1832 - 1909, Luxor, Egypt)


ca. 1871
photograph | albumen print with hand-tinting
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  • Cobblers

    Felice Beato, Cobblers, ca. 1871; albumen print with hand-tinting, 8 1/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. (20.64 cm x 24.13 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Mrs. Ferdinand C. Smith Fund purchase;

8 1/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. (20.64 cm x 24.13 cm)
Acquired 1979
Collection SFMOMA
Mrs. Ferdinand C. Smith Fund purchase


shoemakers, craftsmen, men, boys, children, queues, working, kettles, hats, buildings, trees, baskets, poles, carrying

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