ペリーが見た日本/画像

Matthew Calbraith Perry / National Portrait Gallery
Matthew Calbraith Perry / National Portrait Gallery

2014年2月18日 第91号 Matthew Calbraith Perry's visited Japan

日本の新しい時代の扉を開けたマシュー・ペリーは、黒船とともに1853年にやって来ます。

翌1854年、日米和親条約の調印に成功し、日本を開国へと向かわせました。

当時の様子を、ペリーの遠征に同行した画家のEliphalet M. Brown, Jr.が詳細な絵で残しています。

Eliphalet M. Brown, Jr.は写真も400枚以上撮影しており、ペリー遠征の貴重な記録となっています。

Landing of Commodore Perry, Officers and Men of the Squadron, to Meet the Imperial Commissioners at Simoda, Japan, June 8, 1854 / National Portrait Gallery
Landing of Commodore Perry, Officers and Men of the Squadron, to Meet the Imperial Commissioners at Simoda, Japan, June 8, 1854 / National Portrait Gallery
Passing the Rubicon / National Portrait Gallery
Passing the Rubicon / National Portrait Gallery
Landing of Commodore Perry, Officers and Men of the Squadron, to Meet the Imperial Commissioners at Yoku-hama, Japan, March 8th 1854 / National Portrait Gallery
Landing of Commodore Perry, Officers and Men of the Squadron, to Meet the Imperial Commissioners at Yoku-hama, Japan, March 8th 1854 / National Portrait Gallery
Return of Commodore Perry, Officers and Men of the Squadron from an Official Visit to the Prince Regent at Shui, Capitol of Lew Chew, June 6th 1853 / National Portrait Gallery
Return of Commodore Perry, Officers and Men of the Squadron from an Official Visit to the Prince Regent at Shui, Capitol of Lew Chew, June 6th 1853 / National Portrait Gallery
Exercise of Troops in Temple Grounds / National Portrait Gallery
Exercise of Troops in Temple Grounds / National Portrait Gallery
First Landing of Americans in Japan / National Portrait Gallery
First Landing of Americans in Japan / National Portrait Gallery