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    Sale 2512 | Lot 109
    Price Realized: $1,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2512 Lot 109

      (JAPAN.) [U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry's arrival in Japan, July 8th, 1853]. Large woodblock kawaraban broadside on two sheets joined depicting the entrance of Perry's Black Ship squadron into Edo Bay. 16x24 3/4 inches sheet size, wide margins; light staining. Japan, circa 1853

      Estimate $700 - 1,000

      Unusual presentation with the ships appearing upside-down in relation to the text, allowing the print to be examined flat by multiple viewers at once. Deliberately shown here with the ships positioned upright.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,250