Drawings of Foreign Whalers

Title

Drawings of Foreign Whalers

Subject

Drawings by Japanese of British Whalers who landed in Mito domain in 1824.

Description

From the collection "Account, including images of various objects, of the foreign ships which arrived in Ōtsu harbor in the summer of Bunsei 7"
(文政七甲申夏異国伝馬船大津浜へ上陸并諸器図等 Bunsei shichi kōshin natsu ikoku tenmasen Ōtsuhama e jōriku narabi ni shokizu tō)
Unpaginated manuscript, Shōrakan Collection 43.

The image portrays the foreigners walking (right) and at rest (left).

Creator

Unknown. From the collection of Katō Shōra (commoner official in Mito)

Source

Ibaraki Prefectural Library, Mito.

Publisher

Unpublished

Date

c.1824

Files

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Citation

Unknown. From the collection of Katō Shōra (commoner official in Mito), “Drawings of Foreign Whalers,” Japan's Samurai Revolution, accessed January 21, 2021, https://samurairevolution.omeka.net/items/show/9.