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Item Number: 2966
Title: Encampment of the exploring party in Lew Chew
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, slight age discolor below title, lower margin, easily matted over, sold unmatted and unframed