Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room, May 15, 1852
Commodore Perry's "United States Japanese Squadron"


"View of the Vessels Composing the Japanese Squadron."

Engraving from Gleasonís Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Boston, May 15, 1852, Volume II, No. 20, page 305. A one page (6.3/8 x 9.5 in - 16.2 x 24 cm) engraving (woodcut I presume) of the Perry Expedition Squadron (handcoloring added later, I presume).

 
Compare this illustration with the one that followed in the February 12, 1953 issue.

 

Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room, February 12, 1853
Commodore Perry's "United States Japanese Squadron"


"A Superb View of the United States Japanese Squadron, Under the Command of Commodore Perry, Bound for the East."

Engraving from Gleasonís Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Boston, February 12, 1853, Volume IV, No. 7, Whole No. 85, pages 97-112. The St Valentine's Day edition of the paper. Includes a two page (center page -- 15.75 x 22.75 in - 40 x 58 cm) engraving (woodcut I presume) of the Perry Expedition Squadron.

 

1852 Illustration 1853 Illustration

Go (return) to the web page regarding the 1852 engraving.
Go (return) to the web page regarding the 1853 engraving.

 


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