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E. Brown - Perry Expedition to Japan of Photographer with Camera
E. Brown - Perry Expedition to Japan of Photographer with Camera
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Ref.#: 1276Price: $250Sale: $200Medium: Lithograph printMount: unmountedPhoto Date: 1853Print Date: 1856Dimensions: 8 x 10 in. (203 x 254 mm)Photo Country: JapanPhotographer Country: United States (USA)  
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Title "Temple at Tumal, Lew Chew" printed on recto mount. Also in recto margins "Drawn from Nature by Heme, Figures by Brown" and "Ackerman Lith, 379 Broadway, N.Y." E. Brown, Jr. actually drew his own portrait with camera in Okinawa in this lithograph. Brown was the daguerreotypist on the Perry expedition, and this print appears in the scarce Narative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan.Shipping and insurance costs will be added to the price and must be paid for by the buyer. Pennsylvania buyers must pay appropriate local sales tax. International clients are responsible for their VAT and other custom's oriented charges.