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MS 7145 Illustrated map and chart concerning Commodore Perry's landing at Uraga in Tokyo Bay

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Depicted:
Adams, Henry A., 1800-1869  Search this
Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858  Search this
Extent:
1 Page (48 cm x 69 cm)
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Maps
Charts
Place:
Tokyo Bay -- Maps, Pictorial -- Japan
Date:
n.d
Scope and Contents:
The document is divided into four parts. The lower left-hand portion shows two American "black boats," steamer-sail ships that were used by Perry. Annotations show the dimensions of the ships, the size of their crews, and other information. The rest of the lower portion is a map showing the region at which Perry landed, including the locations of Japanese defensive installations. A central strip through the document depicts "American sailors marching [to] Yokohama" and includes Commodore Perry and Commander Henry H. Adams. The upper portion of the document includes the names of lords of various fiefs belonging to Izu and Bōshū provinces together with their respective crests and the number of men they assigned to harbor defense units.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7145

NAA INV 10000001
Local Note:
Data and translations furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology, NMNH.
Black and white woodblock print, paper mounted, with cloth backing.
Topic:
United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Charts
Citation:
Manuscript 7145, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7145
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32201123d-662a-46cd-b1d3-45995dd28866
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7145

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