Afternoon Gossip Lew Chew

Item Info

Item No: pdcj00112
Title: Afternoon Gossip Lew Chew
Media Type: Lithographs
Source: Print and Picture Collection - Jackson Collection of American Lithographs

An illustration from Commodore M.C. Perry's Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, Performed in the Years 1852, 1853, and 1854.


Daguerreotypes by Brown Jr.



Image of three Lew Chewan (now called Ryukyuan) men sitting in a row below a tree.  Two men are smoking pipes while the third fans himself.

Creation Year: ca. 1855
Image Dimensions Width: 15 cm
Creator Name: Brown, Eliphalet M., 1816-1886 - Artist
P.S. Duval & Co., Phila. - Lithographer