Item Number: 2966

Title: Encampment of the exploring party in Lew Chew

Date: 1856-1858

Source: "Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan" published by the U.S. Government Printing Office

Size: Sheet 9"x11.5"

Comments: Original lithographic plate from the official report of the Commodore Perry Expedition. This is one of the excellent and highly historic plates from this now rare set, printed in black, with two "tint colors", a very impressive technique used for a brief period.

Price: $39

Condition: Fine condition, with good color, slight age discolor below title, lower margin, easily matted over, sold unmatted and unframed

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