Item No: pdcc00161
Title: Visit of the Japanese to the Philadelphia Mint, on Thursday, June 13th.
Print and Picture Collection
Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing the Japanese delegation on a tour of the Philadelphia Mint. Philadelphia Mayor Henry Alexander and council members made up the welcoming party. The visitors are dressed in traditional costumes and wearing bob style length classical Japanese haircuts. The visit to Philadelphia was one stop on a nationwide tour by the Japanese ambassadors - the first such diplomatic mission to the United States.
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Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929
Henry, Alexander, 1823-1883