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Topic: united states naval expedition to japan

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[Paddle wheel mechanism of side-wheel steamer]

[Paddle wheel mechanism of side-wheel steamer]

Drawing is third panel on the "Machinery Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan in 1853. Watercolor drawing by contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.

[Two U.S. Marine officers and two enlisted men, members of Perry's Japanese expedition]

[Two U.S. Marine officers and two enlisted men, members of Perry's Jap...

Drawing is first panel on the scroll "Perry's First Landing at Kurihama, July 8, 1853 ." Watercolor drawing by contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.

[U.S. Marines, led by four musicians, marching in formation toward two officers]

[U.S. Marines, led by four musicians, marching in formation toward two...

Drawing is fourth scene on the "American Doll Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan, 1853. Watercolor drawing by contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.

[U.S.S. Susquehanna, Commodore Perry's flag ship, full starboard view]

[U.S.S. Susquehanna, Commodore Perry's flag ship, full starboard view]

Drawing is on the "Susquehanna & Mississippil Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan. Watercolor drawing Taguchi Shumpei. Title devised by Library staff.

[U.S. Marine smoking pipe as drawn by Japanese artist]

[U.S. Marine smoking pipe as drawn by Japanese artist]

Drawing is the last scene on the "American Doll Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan, 1853. Watercolor by contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.

[Port views of the U.S.S. Susquehanna and the U.S.S. Mississippi understeam]

[Port views of the U.S.S. Susquehanna and the U.S.S. Mississippi under...

Drawings are panels one and two of the "Machinery scroll' depicting Perry's expedition to Japan, 1853. Watercolor by a contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.

Hats, pistol case, drum, shoe, and pipe used by American Marines and sailors as drawn by Japanese artist

Hats, pistol case, drum, shoe, and pipe used by American Marines and s...

Panels four of the "Machinery scroll' depicting Perry's expedition to Japan, 1853. Watercolor by a contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.

First landing of Americans in Japan, under Commodore M.C. Perry at Gore-Hama July 14th 1853 / W. Heine del. ; E. Brown Jr. direxit. ; lith. of Sarony & Co. N.Y.

First landing of Americans in Japan, under Commodore M.C. Perry at Gor...

Print showing sailors, officers, and members of the Japanese delegation in formations on the beach, also boats with dignitaries setting off from shore, and two American ships in the harbor.

Delivery of the President's letter / T. Sinclair's Lith., Philada.

Delivery of the President's letter / T. Sinclair's Lith., Philada.

Print shows the American delegation, under the command of Matthew C. Perry, presenting a letter from President Fillmore to the Japanese, requesting the establishment of diplomatic and trade relations. Title fro... more

Bay of Wodowara / from nature by Heine[,] shipping by Walke ; lith. of Sarony & Co. New York.

Bay of Wodowara / from nature by Heine[,] shipping by Walke ; lith. of...

Print shows two American side wheel steam frigates and a large rowboat during rough seas in the Bay of Wodowara.

Delivering of the American presents at Yokuhama / from nature by W.T. ; lith. of Sarony & Co., New York.

Delivering of the American presents at Yokuhama / from nature by W.T. ...

Print shows the presentation of American products to the Japanese at Yokohama-shi, Japan. Title from item. Plate from: Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan ... in ... ... more

U.S. steam frigate Mississippi passing Punta Tristao. N. west point of Madeira / Jas. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co's. lithy. Philada.

U.S. steam frigate Mississippi passing Punta Tristao. N. west point of...

Print shows the American side wheel steam frigate Mississippi on rough seas as it passes Tristram Point, Madeira. Title from item. Plate from: Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Se... more

Chief interpreter Moryamo Yenoski and Tako Juro interpreter / dag. by E. Brown, Jr. ; T. Sinclair's lith., Phila.

Chief interpreter Moryamo Yenoski and Tako Juro interpreter / dag. by ...

Print shows two Japanese men, Moryamo Yenoski and Tako Juro, full-length portrait, standing facing front, as interpreters for members of the Perry expedition in Japan. Title from item. Plate from: Narrative of ... more

Japanese women, Simoda / dag. by E. Brown, Jr. ; T. Sinclair's lith., Phila.

Japanese women, Simoda / dag. by E. Brown, Jr. ; T. Sinclair's lith., ...

Print shows two Japanese women, full-length, seated on a bench or raised sleeping area.

Bridge & causeway at Ma-Chi-Na-Too, Lew Chew Jas. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co. Steam Lith. press, Phil

Bridge & causeway at Ma-Chi-Na-Too, Lew Chew Jas. Queen delt. ; P.S. D...

Print shows travelers on a country road crossing a bridge and causeway in Okinawa, Japan, showing river and buttes on the right and rice paddies on the left. Title from item. Plate from: Narrative of the expedi... more

Chinese apparatus for hulling and coarse grinding rice / J.B. Meffert del. ; Ackerman Lith. 379 Broadway, N.Y.

Chinese apparatus for hulling and coarse grinding rice / J.B. Meffert ...

Print shows a man driving a water buffalo hitched to a large grinding wheel in a circular trough for grinding and hulling rice; farmers arriving with baskets of rice to pour into the trough.

Fish market Canton / from nature by W. Heine ; lith. of Sarony & Co., New York.

Fish market Canton / from nature by W. Heine ; lith. of Sarony & Co., ...

Print shows street scene at a fish market in Canton, China.

Public bath at Simoda from nature by W. Heine ; Js. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Philada

Public bath at Simoda from nature by W. Heine ; Js. Queen delt. ; P.S....

Print shows an interior view of a public bathhouse in Shimoda, Japan, with men and women bathing. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on verso: "This was the 'suppressed' plate for the government publication o... more

Macao from Penha Hill W. Heine ; J. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Phila

Macao from Penha Hill W. Heine ; J. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Ph...

Print shows a view of the harbor at Macao, with buildings along the waterfront; also shows two porters with shoulder poles on a roadway at bottom center, and a group of women on the lower right who may be nuns.... more

Dinner given to the Japanese commissioners on board U.S.S.F. Powhatan / from nature by W. Heine ; Js. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Philada.

Dinner given to the Japanese commissioners on board U.S.S.F. Powhatan ...

Print shows a banquet given for the Japanese commissioners on board the U.S.S. Powhatan, possibly in the bay at Edo (Tokyo). Title from item. Plate from: Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to t... more

[Kita-Amerika gasshukoku: Peruri to yu mono Soshu Uraga ni torai su]

[Kita-Amerika gasshukoku: Peruri to yu mono Soshu Uraga ni torai su]

Japanese diptych print shows Perry's steamship in bottom right panel; map of the coast of Soshu in left panel; various Japanese coats of arms in upper half of both panels. Title from item. Diptych matted in 2 s... more

[Kita-Amerika gasshukoku: Peruri to yu mono Soshu Uraga ni torai su]

[Kita-Amerika gasshukoku: Peruri to yu mono Soshu Uraga ni torai su]

Japanese diptych print shows Perry's steamship in bottom right panel; map of the coast of Soshu in left panel; various Japanese coats of arms in upper half of both panels. Title from item. Diptych matted in 2 s... more

[Kita-Amerika gasshukoku: Peruri to yu mono Soshu Uraga ni torai su]

[Kita-Amerika gasshukoku: Peruri to yu mono Soshu Uraga ni torai su]

Japanese diptych print shows Perry's steamship in bottom right panel; map of the coast of Soshu in left panel; various Japanese coats of arms in upper half of both panels. Title from item. Diptych matted in 2 s... more

[Kita-Amerika gasshukoku: Peruri to yu mono Soshu Uraga ni torai su]

[Kita-Amerika gasshukoku: Peruri to yu mono Soshu Uraga ni torai su]

Japanese diptych print shows Perry's steamship in bottom right panel; map of the coast of Soshu in left panel; various Japanese coats of arms in upper half of both panels. Title from item. Diptych matted in 2 s... more