Posted by Guy Pepermans (126.96.36.199) on February 10, 2016 at 20:56:12:
In Reply to: Re: Can anyone tell me something about t posted by asterisked on February 09, 2016 at 01:00:31:
This is obviously a very interesting 'Nagasaki-e' (print published in Nagasaki) from a decade earlier, depicting an early American paddle frigate, probably part of Commodore Perry's squadron in Nagasaki 1852-54, firing salute shots. The depicted vessel might eventually be the USS Mississipi or the USS Powhatan but again, a more detailed image could provide more information.
Recommended reading on this subject can be found here: 'COMMODORE PERRY in the LAND OF THE SHOGUN'
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