Com. Perry Paying his Farewell Visit
to the Imperial Commissioners at Simoda (Type IA)


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of complete lithograph

Commodore Perry departed from Shimoda from Hakodadi on June 3, 1854. He arrived in Shimoda on the 7th. There were negotiations with the commissioners which concluded on the 17th. At the conclusion of negotiations, Commodore Perry went ashore and met with the commissioners where "....a perfect reconciliation then ensured, which was appropriately sealed by a present from the commissioners of a block of stone for the Washington monument...." This lithograph depicts Perry's farewell visit with the commissioners. You see the Mississippi and Powhatan in the background to the left. Perry departed Japan on June 28.

The titles/lettering read:

  • From Nature by Heine
  • Lith of Sarony & Co. New York (Type I, missing on Type IA)
  • COM. PERRY PAYING HIS FAREWELL VISIT TO THE IMPERIAL COMMISSIONERS AT SIMODA

Clean and well centered. One spot where matter adheres at bottom left of image area.

Landscape Format

Page Size (cm): 28.6x22.1cm

Image Size (cm): Width-23.8, Height-16.4, Dia 29

 

Attribution: This lithograph has been positively confirmed to be from the Beverley Tucker, Senate Printing (1856), of the Narrative.

 
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