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Yokohama-e: 19th-Century Prints of Americans in Japan

August 9, 2008–October 25, 2008
Gallery 107

Featuring works from the rarely seen Yokohama-e (Pictures of Yokohama) collection of Emily Crane Chadbourne given to the museum in 1926, this exhibition of 30 prints includes portraits of Commodore Perry and his ships, pictures of Americans at the port of Yokohama, and fanciful depictions of American cities that emerged from the imaginations of Japanese artists.

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Utagawa Hiroshige II. A Picture of Prosperity: America (Amerika shin no zu), 1861. Gift of Mrs. Emily Crane Chadbourne.