The first Japanese mission to England

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History Today
Vol. 7, no. 12 (December 1957), p. 840-847

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In 1862 a Japanese official mission visited England, nine years after the re-opening of their country to the world. Their strange attire and "inscrutable reticence" surprised the mid-Victorian public