The Embassy Leave the Metropolitan for the City Hall, the Seventh Regiment Form a Hollow Square With the Carriages of the Embassy in the Middle

Edward Anthony (American, 1818–1888)
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Image: 7.5 x 14.2 cm (2 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)
Mount: 8.2 x 17.4 cm (3 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Herbert Mitchell Collection, 2007
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in the negative, recto C: "17"; printed on mount, recto L [sideways]: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1860. by E. ANTHONY. in the Clerks' // office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New-York."; printed label affixed to mount, verso C: "THE JAPANESE EMBASSY IN NEW YORK–SCENES AND INCIDENTS. // Instantaneous View. No. 17 // The Embassy leave the Metropolitan for the City Hall. The Seventh Regiment form a hollow // square with the carriages of the Embassy in the middle, June 18, 1860. // Published by E. Anthony, 501 Broadway, New-York."; inscribed in ink on mount, verso TL: "J.D.S. // 25¢"; verso TR: "Anthony"
Herbert Mitchell, New York City

Museum of the City of New York. "Samurai in New York: The First Japanese Delegation, 1860," June 25, 2010–November 7, 2010.