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2007.2.1 - American Steamship Entering the Harbour

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Object Typeprint ArtistHiroshige II, Utagawa Date Made1861

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Object Typeprint ArtistHiroshige II, Utagawa Date Made1861
Accession Number 2007.2.1 Title American Steamship Entering the Harbour Object Type print Artist Hiroshige II, Utagawa Date Made 1861 Place Made Japan Culture/Nationality Japanese Materials ink on paper; woodcut Measurements sheet: 36.2 cm x 24.6 cm; image: 34.3 cm x 23.2 cm Description This print depicts the Black Ships arriving in Japan. To the Japanese these ships became a symbol of the threatening powers of the West and their technology. Credit Line Purchased by Museums and Collections Services Location Print Study Centre

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