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.
Island of Great Lew-Chew.
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