Old Asia Photography

Korea - Felix Beato - The Flag of the Commander-in-Chief of the Corean forces captured in Fort McKee by two marines under Captain Tilton.


Beato, Felix

Felix Beato's photographs of the 1871 US-Korea War are exceptionally rare. This print is in excellent condition. In this photograph, taken on board the USS Colorado, Corporal Brown (left) and Private Purvis (middle), US Marine Corp, pose with their commanding officer, Captain Tilton, and the Korean flag they captured. Brown and Purvis were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. An iconic image.‚Äč

Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Unmounted
Dimensions: 254 x 230mm
Year: 1871
Ref: 01418
Price: US$7500


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