Beato, by an unknown photographer (possibly a self-portrait), c. 1866
|Died||29 January 1909|
|Other names||Felix Beato|
|Known for||One of the first people to take photographs in East Asia and one of the first |
Felice Beato (1832 – 29 January 1909), also known as Felix Beato,[note 1] was an
A death certificate discovered in 2009 shows that Beato was born in
Because of the existence of a number of photographs signed "Felice Antonio Beato" and "Felice A. Beato", it was long assumed that there was one photographer who somehow photographed at the same time in places as distant as Egypt and Japan. In 1983 it was shown by Chantal Edel that "