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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  six steamships from the American navy entered the harbor, their ships having high masts and great speed. [This pain
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.
watercolor and oil on silk
38.0 x 109.0 cm. in frame 56.0 x 136.2 cm.
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