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Publisher: APPLETON, D.
Title: Chart showing the track of the Flagships of the US-Japan Expedition to the eastward of the Cape of Good Hope 1853 & 1854.
Published in: New York, 1857
   
Size: 10.2 x 16.3 inches.
26.0 x 41.5 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: In good condition, with folds as issued, lightly age toned, printed on thin, limp paper.
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A simple sea chart showing the track of the US Steam Frigate Mississippi as she tracked her way from east of Cape Town across the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal, up through the China Sea on to Japan, then across the Pacific Ocean.
Countries are named, as are some local islands, some of the more significant cities are also highlighted.

The Perry Expedition was a diplomatic and military expedition to Japan, involving two separate voyages by warships of the United States Navy which took place during 185354.
The goals of this expedition included exploration, surveying, and the establishment of diplomatic relations and negotiation of trade agreements with various nations of the region, opening contact with the government of Japan was considered a top priority of the expedition, and was one of the key reasons for its inception.




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