Photo shows crowd gathered in New York City for the arrival of Japan's first diplomatic mission to the United States on June 16, 1860, with cannons in foreground preparing to fire a salute.
Photograph shows formal portrait of Commander Sidney Smith Lee., Captain Samuel F. DuPont (seated), Lieut. David D. Porter. Title from item.
Print shows many people seated and standing at a ball in the ballroom of the Metropolitan Hotel, New York City, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 183 (1860 June 30), pp. 408-09.
Photograph shows a group portrait of ten Chinese men (names written in Chinese under their portraits), including Chih Kang, Sun Chia Ku, and interpreters. Other sitters include Mr. Deschamps, Anson Burlingame, ... more
Illustration shows the Japanese diplomatic delegation presenting documents to President Grant and his cabinet. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 34, no. 860 (1872 March 23), p. 24. Title from ... more
Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 1. No. 370. In album: Structures and views of Istanbul, the Bosporus, and the Princes Islands, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Ab... more
Satire on ill manners of Washingtonians showing guests at a social reception looking in dismay as Chinese hosts prepare tough and pig sty for thier food.
Stereograph showing Roosevelt and military aide Col. Theodore A. Bingham arriving at German Embassy in horse and carriage as onlookers watch. H21436 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright 1902 by R.Y. Young.
Stereograph showing Roosevelt and military aide Col. Theodore A. Bingham in a carriage leaving the embassy. H15977 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.
Stereograph showing Roosevelt and military aide Col. Theodore A. Bingham riding in carriage to the German Embassy. H14798 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.
Photograph shows the French Embassy, designed by architect George Oakley Totten, Jr., now the Council for Professional Recognition at 2460 16th St. NW, Washington, D.C. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)