Where we went, what we saw

Courtesy of John Holbo, here’s an amazing piece of art from an 1857 book. The thumbnail doesn’t do it justice — better to click through to the full size image and toggle to the zoomed-in view:

Where we went, what we saw

My Last cruise

Where we went, what we saw

Being an account of visits to the Malay and Loo-Choo Islands, the coasts of China, Formosa, Japan, Kamtschatka, Siberia, and the mouth of the Amoor River.

By A. W. Habersham of the U.S. Navy.

You can also read or print out the book online at at Google Publisher. The high-res scan here is by John, and it’s a lot sweeter.

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