Perry's Japan Expedition

Images from:

Perry, Matthew Calbraith. Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan. Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson, 1856.

Commodore Perry Meeting the Imperial Commissioners at Yokohama

Commodore Perry Meeting the Imperial Commissioners at Yokohama

Bay of Wodowara

Bay of Wodowara

Delivering of the American Presents at Yokohama

Delivering of the American Presents at Yokohama

Japanese Soldiers at Yokohama

Japanese Soldiers at Yokohama

Dinner for the Japanese Commissioners Aboard the Powhatan

Dinner Given to the Japanese Commissioners Aboard the U.S.S.F. Powhatan

Japanese Woman

Japanese Woman

Temple of Hat-Chi-Man-Ya-Chu-Ro

Temple of Hat-Chi-Man-Ya-Chu-Ro

Mariner's Temple at Simoda

Mariner's Temple at Simoda

Kura-Kawa-Kakei

Kura-Kawa-Kakei

Chief Temple Hakodadi

Chief Temple Hakodadi

Japanese Junk

Japanese Junk

Facsimile of a Japanese Drawing

Facsimile of a Japanese Drawing

Crossing the Oho-E-Ga-Wa [Province Suraga]

Crossing the Oho-E-Ga-Wa [Province Suraga]

Conference Room Hakodadi

Conference Room Hakodadi

Commodore Perry Paying Farewell Visit

Commodore Perry Paying Farewell Visit

Zoological page

Zoological page: fish

Zoological page

Zoological page: fish

Zoological page

Zoological page: fish

images in electronic format provided by the USNA PhotoLab

For more information on Commodore Perry and the Japan Expedition, see the Navy Department Library's web site: Commodore Matthew C. Perry and the Opening of Japan