Antique Map of Okinawa by Ackerman (1857)



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