This picture of *Mathew C. PERRY, c.1842, a Daguerreotype, is in this early image, the young naval officer would climb the ranks to that of brigadier general. Perry would open the isolation of trade with Japan after some 200 years! he is today known by 90% of Japanese school children, and beloved by that country. The piece is an item locked inside our vault. If you are interested, contact us for info and any pictures on-file. We can even un-vault the item, take some more quick images for you, before we fast-track it to our catalogue. A 1/6th Plate, its value is enhanced by the subject, the Military Figure. We will add this to our catalogue in the 50,001 - $75,000 price range.

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