Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room

April 23, 1853, Whole No. 95

Emperor of Japan Giving Audience

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Gleasonís Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Boston, April 23, 1853, Volume IV, No. 17, whole number 95, front page (page 258). The front page of this edition has a 1/2+ page (7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in - 16.5 x 23.7 cm) woodcut engraving of the Emperor of Japan giving an audience. The engraving is titled, "Representation of the Throne of the Emperor of Japan, at Jeddo." There is a short article above the engraving describing the Emperor giving audience to his "assistant rules" while setting under a roof "...covered with gold plates."

This engraving is found in the 16 page edition of April 23, 1853. Other illustrations in this issue include:

  • The Crown Jewels of England
  • View fo Main Street, Richmond, Virginia
  • Church of St James the Less, Near Laurel Hill Cemetary, Philadelphia
  • The Frozen Cascade of Giessbach
  • View of the City of Hartford Conn Showing a Steamboat
  • Madame Josephine Fortune Clofullia, the Bearded Lady of Geneva
  • View of the American Flint Glas Works, South of Boston

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