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Phone (518) 463-4478
Price Free with museum admission
Age Suitability All Ages
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Robert Hewson Pruyn: An Albanian in Japan

Saturday, May 18, 2013 10:00a to 5:00p

This exhibition features highlights from the Albany Institute’s collection of private papers from Pruyn (1815-1882), who was appointed the 2nd US Minister to Japan by President Lincoln, referred by Secretary of State and NY Governor Seward. The exhibition includes some of the earliest photographic views of Tokyo; diplomatic ephemera; accounts and maps of the Battle of Shimonoseki; pressed flowers; invitations; Pruyns personal expense record; as well as documents in pre-Meiji Japanese.

Created by AIHA

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Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 463-4478
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