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Eliphalet Brown, Jr. and assistants making a daguerreotype of a courtesan 
[The Black Ship Scroll] 
1853-1854 
  
Woodblock print, coloured 
Internet - Original source ill-defined 
Location of this version to be determined 
  
 
LL/59574 
  
John W. Dower, "Black Ships & Samurai: Commodore Perry and the opening of Japan (1853-1854), Facing West" (MIT Visualizing Culture)
(Accessed: 26 April 2015)
 
http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/black_ships_and_samurai/bss_essay05.html
 
Detail from the 1854 “Black Ship Scroll,” variant versions of this image are held by Honolulu Academy of Art, Japan Society of Northern California, and Ryosenji Treasure Museum 
 

 
  
 
  
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