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Bridge Palu chian on which Brabazon was killed.<br />
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Some of the very first photographs of China that showed the western world what the Far East looked like are tipped to sell for £70,000.<br />
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The photos were shot by renowned photographer Felice Beato who travelled with the British Army during the Indian Rebellion and the Second Opium War in China.<br />
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He captured the Imperial Summer Palace in Beijing before it was destroyed by fire by Empire forces.<br />
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His snaps also include a folding panorama view of Hong Kong harbour, the Forbidden City in Peking, a pagoda and grim images of slain Chinese soldiers at a fort.