Eliphalet BROWNACKERMAN LITHOGRAPH, Temple at Tumai, Lew Chew Enlarge 1 /1

Eliphalet BROWN

Newburyport, Mass., United States of America 1816 – New York City, United States of America 1886

photographer

  • Japan 1852-1854

ACKERMAN LITHOGRAPH

printer (organisation)

Temple at Tumai, Lew Chew 1854 Description: Buddhist temple (Gokoku-ji) in Nami-no-ue. Lew Chew or Loo-Choo was the 19th century name for the Ryukyu Islands (in Japanese called the Nansei Islands.) Okinawa Island is the largest of the Ryukyu Islands.

Collection Title: Hawks, Francis L. Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy, volume 1,Printed by Order of the Government of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1856-8,
Title Notes: Washington; Beverley Tucker Senate Printer. Lew Chew or Loo-Choo was the 19th century name for the Ryukyu Islands (in Japanese called the Nansei Islands.) Okinawa Island is the largest of the Ryukyu Islands.
Place made: Tomori, Okinawa, Okinawa, Japan
Creation Notes: book printed 1856-58
Materials & Technique: photographs, prints, tint lithograph Edition State: large format plate
Edition: the large format version of what is called 'the photographer's plate'

Primary Insc: Drawn From Nature by Heine, Figures by Brown Ackerman Litho, 379 Broadway NY TEMPLE AT TUMAI LEW CHEW
Dimensions: image 16.0 h x 23.0 w cm sheet 29.1 h x 21.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.319