First Landing of Americans in Japan

1855
Drawing by (Peter Bernard) William Heine (American, born in Germany, 1827–1885), Printed by Sarony & Co., Publisher E. Brown, Jr.


Place Depicted: Japan

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 357

Dimensions

Image: 50.3 x 81.0 cm (19 13/16 x 31 7/8 in.) Sheet: 62.5 x 87.3 cm (24 5/8 x 34 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.404

Medium or Technique

Lithograph and tint, hand colored on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Under Commodore M. C. Perry at Gore-hamma, July 14th 1853. Published New York, 1855

Inscription

Printed below: LL: W Heine Del; Center: E Brown Jr Direx; LR: Lith of Sarony & Co New York/ center: title, subtitle and other notes

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 7, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875