PCT-6939

Antique Map of Okinawa by Ackerman (1857)

  • Technic: Lithograph
  • Condition: Fine.
  • Date: 1857
  • Overall size: 11 x 8 inch
  • Image size: 6 x 8 inch
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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.