Pickings from Shimoda

10/05/2006

黒船.jpg
A miniature of a black ship.
4 American black ships came to Shimoda in 1853 to ask Japan to open ports for the U.S.

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ペリー.jpg
The bust of Matthew Calbraith Perry who was the commodore of the black ships at that time.It's placed at the shore where he landed at first at Shimoda port.
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