Images of the Perry Expedition

You know the drill: click on the thumbnail to bring up the larger picture . . .

Photograph of Mathew Perry and Japanese illustrations (sometimes based on hearsay)

Sentaro / Sampachi and an 1855 Map of Japan

Japanese view of the first landing and drawings by Heine of American sounding parties (the 2nd one is "Crossing the Rubicon")

Perry and his men ashore

Samplings of the Black Ships Scroll (for the complete story of the Scrolls, visit their website).
Note: Clicking on any one of these thumbnails leads to the same single page with larger pictures and explanations).

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