Print: Depicting demonstration of steam train in Y

Made:
1854-1889 in Japan

Print: Depicting demonstration of steam train in Yokohama by United States Navy, 1854. Americans operating train are watched by Japanese crowd from bridge above. Ships, traditional Japanese and modern American, lying in harbour viewed beyond. An American flotilla under Commander Perry had just forcibly opened Japan to foreign trade. Text title strip TA KA NAWA NOKI HAN. Image 33x22.5cm mounted in frame 60x44.5x3cm.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1983-515/1
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Coiley, J.A.
status:
Permanent collection

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