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.
images in electronic format provided by the USNA Photo Lab
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