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The listing of wood-cuts below is from Volume I, Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, Performed in the Years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the Command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy. The woodcuts are generaly 1/2 page or smaller and illustrate the subject of the accompanying text.

82     View of Madeira
83     Funchal Cathedral, Madeira
84     Ox sledge, Madeira
93     Old house, Longwood, St Helena
100    Travellers in South Africa
102    Kaffir chief and Fingo woman
102    Kaffir chief "Seyolo" and wife--from life
108    Port Louis, Mauritius
110    Costumes of mauritius
111    Public square, Port Louis
115    Point de galle, Ceylon
121    Buddhist temple near Pointe de galle, Ceylon
123    Mississippi saluted by an English frigate,
         straits of Malacca
126    Malay Proa
127    Mosque in Singapore
131    Malaya tombs near Singapore
134    Barber boy, Hong Kong
137    View of Old China street, Canton
141    Tanka boat, Macao
141    Tanka boat girl
141    Chinese woman and child
142    Camoen's cave, Macao, (front)
143    Camoen's cave, Macao, (rear)
145    American consulate and Port of Shanghai
157    Lew Chew peasant--daguerreotype
161    Lew Chew merchant--daguerreotype
166    Night camp of exploring party, Lew Chew
168    Banner Rock, Lew Chew
169    Tombs in Lew Chew
170    Ground plan of Nagagusko, Lew Chew
171    Nagagusko interior
172    Ruins of Nagagusko north
178    Rice-houses in the valle of On-na, Lew Chew
180    Kung-Kwa of On-na
201    Cave at Port Lloyd, Bonin
207    Valley near Southeast bay, Peel island
208    Southeast bay, Peel island
210    Stapleton island
216    Dinner to the Regent of Lew Chew on board
         U.S.S. Susquehanna
227    Sugar mill, Lew Chew
291    China girl showing head-dress--daguerreotype
293    Chinese begger, Macao--daguerreotype
295    Chinese fruit-seller--daguerreotype
296    Dress of Chinese lady of rank--daguerreotype
297    Chinese barber, Macao--daguereotype
300    Protestant grave yare, Macao
317    Salt flats, Napha
334    Americans landing at Uraga
345    Imperial barge, Yokuhama
354    Buddhist priest, full dress
374    Namoura, third interpreter
384    Farm yard, Yokuhama
397    Japanese women--daguereotype
400    Mia at Yokuhama
400    Simoda, from the creek
402    Landing place, Simoda
403    Street and entrance to great temple, Simoda
407    Grave yard of chief temple, Simoda
412    Valley above Simoda
418    Japanese women Simoda
431    Hakodadi, from the bay
441    Kitchen at Hakodadi
451    Fishing at Hakodadi
452    Japansese Kago
453    Sub-prefect, Hakodadi
454    Water boats and junks, Hakodadi
455    Japanese cooper
456    Blacksmiths's shop
457    Ship yard
458    Spinning and weaving
459    Fac similesof horses, Japanese drawing
460    Fac similesof horses, Japanese drawing
461    Fac similesof horses, Japanese drawing
474    Japanese women
502    Boat with Sillibaboos
507    Chinese rice-hulling machine
508    Cotton whipping, Hong Kong
510    Temple of Ben-Ting, Simoda

78 in Total

Wood Engravings.

To create a wood engraving, the artist would first draw his illustration on the surface of a very hard block of wood. Then the engravers carved into the wood to produce an original engraved block from which plates were made for printing the artist's images.

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