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It is a series of eight plates depicting Naval actions in the Mexican War in the Spring and Summer of At this time Commodore M.
Perry was in command of the Gulf Squadron conducting operations in the Mexican War. The first lithograph in the series shows the The U. Steam Frigate Mississippi which Perry would later employ as the centerpiece in his Japan Expedition squadron. Walke served in the war as the second in command of the U.
Vesuvius, a bomb brig of the Gulf Squadron.
During the war Hardback thesis binding london Vesuvis participated in the blockade Laguna and supported landings at Tuxpan and Tabasco. Walke returned to the United States in October and immediately began work on his Naval lithograph portfolio. The lithographic prints were produced by the firm of Sarony and Major, New York.
All of the lithographs were after original art by Walke and he personally rendered five of them onto the lithograph stones.
For more information on available lithographs from this series see below. Naval Portfolio, No 1 The U. Steam Frigate Mississippi, Comre. Perryclick here. Naval Portfolio, No 3 The U. Each lithograph is in Fair to Good condition. See the individual pages for details regarding condition.
The St Valentine's Day edition of the paper. Orr from a drawing by Wade, both of New York. The engraving shows the ships assembled and most with full sail showing.
Commodore Perry is seen standing in a long boat headed to board his flag ship, the Mississippi. The drawing was not based on an actual scene but represented the artist's conception of what the assembled squadron would have looked like. For more information on this issue, click here.
The Message also includes such matters as sailing directions for various ports by Silas Bent and supplemental agreements entered into by Perry and the Government of Japan.
This document preceded the publication of the three volume narrative of the expedition and is an invaluable supplementary resource regarding the Expedition. To see the covers and title page of this book, click here. This book is a Fair condition. Covers are rubbed, scraped, spotted and aged.
There is a repair at the top of the spine with some loss of the covering. There is a signature on the front pastedown. Heavy foxing and water staining throughout. Tear to the rear free endpaper.
The entire weekly issue runs from page through page The article which is titled "Testimonial to Commodore Perry" is on page This is an account of a ceremony held on June 14, at the Statehouse in Rhode Island where Commodore Perry's role in the "Japan Expedition" was honored.
During the course of the ceremony, Commodore Perry was presented an engraved silver tray which is illustrated in a woodcut engraving accompanying the article.
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