Photo #: NH 66324-KN (Color)
"Bombardment of the Forts at the Entrance to the Peiho River, 25th June 1859"
"About half-an-hour after the commencement, as seen from the junks, in which were two battalions of Marines. Commencement of action 2:30 P.M."
Colored lithograph by T.G. Dutton after a drawing by Major W.G.R. Masters, Royal Marines Light Artillery, published by Day & Son, Gate St., Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, July 18, 1861.
The print identifies the steamer in center as "the U.S.A. chartered steamship 'Toey-Wan' (Captain Josiah Tattnall) which rendered conspicuous service to the English and French gunboats".
Courtesy of the Beverly Robinson Collection, U.S. Naval Academy Museum.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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11 June 2001