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NH 41652 Callao, Peru

Photo #: NH 41652  Callao, Peru
Title: Callao, Peru
Description: Halftone reproduction of a decorative view of Callao harbor, with its lighthouse in the forground, published in a book of Peruvian scenes presented by the Government of Peru to each of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet's officers on the occasion of the Great White Fleet's visit to Peru, 20-29 February 1908. Portraits of the Fleet's four senior commanders are vignetted in the corners. They are, clockwise from upper left: Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans, Commander in Chief, U;.S. Atlantic Fleet, and of the First Division of the First Squadron; Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas, Commander of the Fleet's Second Squadron and its Third Division; Rear Admiral (seen here as a Captain) William H. Emory, Commander of the Fleet's Second Division; and Rear Admiral Charles S. Sperry, Commander of the Fleet's Fourth Division. A representation of Peru's coat of arms is featured in the picture's bottom center and a stylized version of the United States' eagle and shield emblem is at the top. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 41652
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