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    Four Lithographs Featuring Scenes From Perry's Expedition to Japan. From Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan...Washington: Beverly Tucker, Senate Printer, 1856. 11.25 inches x 9 inches. Very good.

    More Information: Four Lithographs Featuring Scenes From Perry's Expedition to Japan. From 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, by Order of the Government of the United States, Volume II, Washington: Beverly Tucker, Senate Printer, 1856. Four beautiful lithographs measuring 11.25 inches x 9 inches depicting scenes from Commodore Perry's naval expedition to Japan, 1852-54. These plates illustrate a variety of scenes including a Japanese funeral, Mariners Temple at Simoda, Simoda from the American graveyard, and Perry paying a farewell visit to the Imperial commissioners at Simoda. The paper has toned, especially at the edges but the illustrations remain mostly unaffected and in good condition. Once framed these illustrations would be an excellent addition to the décor of any home, office or school.

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