Item No: pdcc01912
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.3, Events 2, page 27
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Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00161, top [image dimensions 16.0 cm x 23.8 cm]:
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.
Item pdcc00162, bottom:
Illustration shows the Japanese visitors being received by Philadelphia Mayor Henry Alexander and Council members at the depot of the Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore Railroad at Broad Street and Washington Avenue. The occasion marked one stop on a nationwide tour by the first Japanese diplomatic mission to the United States.
Clipping taken from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of June 23, 1860
A917.481 P536 v.3
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Henry, Alexander, 1823-1883