Item Number: 2971
Title: Dinner given to the Japanese Commissioners on board U.S.S.F. Powhatan
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.
Condition: Fine condition, with good color, small age spot lower
margin, unmatted and unframed