johnleiser

Samuri in NY@ TMOTCONY

In Uncategorized on June 25, 2010 at 2:06 pm

It seems that the first delegation from Japan, in1860 was sent by the ruling Samuri’s and captivated NY with their exotic dress and customs. The museum displayed pictures and artifacts and little stories in another very attractive comment on our history. Newspaper articles and photos showed how NY welcomed the Japanese with parties and parades and lots of attention. The timeing of the Civil War and this event show an interesting perspective in our history. NY was becoming a center of commerce and art and finance and wanted the world to see.
Gotta take a sec and check this out

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