Officer of First Class to Ambassadors
One of 8 lithographs from the Johnston Book (1860)
Plate/Page Size: 5 3/4 x 7 3/4 in (12.4 x 19.6 cm)
Left edge (binding edge) is ragged.
Johnston, James D.:
China and Japan: Being a Narrative of the Cruise of the U.S. Steam Frigate Powhatan, Philadelphia, 1860, Desilver, 448 pp., illustrated with frontispiece (handcolored lithograph) and 7 other handcolored lithographs by Thomas Wagner, 2 maps - Nagasaki Harbor & City, and map of the Pei Ho River, illustrated title page. James D. Johnston, lieutenant, U.S. Navy, executive officer of the Steam-Frigate Powhatan, wrote an account of the trip of the Powhatan to open diplomatic relations with China and to transport the first Japanese ambassadors to the United States less than seven years after Commodore Matthew C. Perry Expdedition to Japan.
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