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Painting of the United States East India Squadron in Tokyo Bay

Painting of the United States East India Squadron in Tokyo Bay

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Creator: Osai
Date: [ca. 1862-1880]
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Description:
The colophon on the right side of the image states: "On the sixteenth day of the second month in the seventh year of the Kaei period [1854] six steamships from the American navy entered the harbor, their ships having high masts and great speed. [This pain
Abstract:
Watercolor and oil painting on silk depicting black ships, consisting of two sailing ships and two steamships of the United States East India Squadron led by Commodore Matthew Perry upon his second visit to Japan, probably in Tokyo Bay in February 1854.
Physical Description:
1 painting
watercolor and oil on silk
38.0 x 109.0 cm. in frame 56.0 x 136.2 cm.
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2002805
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