Description: Antique map titled ‘Island of Great Lew-Chew’. Old map of the Lew Chew Islands (sometimes referred to as Loochoo, more commonly known as Ryukyu) is a series of islands in the Pacific Ocean off of the Asian coast. Today it is known as Okinawa, and is one of the island chains that constitute modern-day Japan. This map originates from ‘Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, under the Command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy’.
Artists and Engravers: Lithographed by Ackerman.
- Date: 1857
- Overall size: 23 x 29 cm.
- Image size: 16 x 19.5 cm.
- Condition: Very good, general age-related toning. Minor wear, please study image carefully.
- Purchase code: CD-11768
- Price: 79,5 Euro / 95 USD / 1.350.000 IDR