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Title
Pacific Mail Steam Ship Company's Steamer, Japan
Creator
Endicott & Co. (New York, N.Y.), printer
Menger, L. R., publisher
Contributor
Kemble, John Haskell, 1912-1990, donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1868
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Prints and Ephemera
Rights Information
For information on using Huntington Library materials, please see Reproductions of Huntington Library Holdings: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
There are junks in the foreground, and to the left in the background. Victoria Peak with semaphore at top in background, center right. Vessel is flying American flag from the stern, a Pacific Mail house-flag from the middle mast, a pennant with the vessels name from the aft mast; from the first mast is a flag flying what appears to be a red dragon on a yellow field. Print includes vessel statistics and the name of the builder, Henry Steers. Copyright information below the image in the center" "Entered ... 1868 ... by Louis R. Menger ...". Focus of item: Japan.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
Print ; image 46.1 x 89 cm (18 1/8 x 35 1/16 in.) ; overall 60.2 x 98 cm (23 11/16 x 38 9/16 in.)
Identifier
priJHK 00354
306325
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p9539coll1/id/12401
Subject
Japan (Steamship : 1867-1874)
Paddle steamers--19th century--Pictorial works
Steamboats--United States--Pictorial works
Passenger ships--United States--19th century--Pictorial works
Ships--19th century--Pictorial works
Shipping--History--19th century
Marine prints--19th century
Pacific Mail Steamship Company
Views--China--Hong Kong
Illustrations
Source
John Haskell Kemble Collection
Prints
Prints and Ephemera, Huntington Digital Library

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