Early novelty photograph - man in oilskins and sou'wester stands at a ship's wheel prop against a painted ocean backdrop
oilskin seafarer 1850s - Google Search
Civil War Generals
Civil War Duster pattern
1860s Raincoat in a private collection. "The raincoat is made of the brown polished cotton usually seen in the linings of skirts and bodices. However, it has been oiled to make the rain roll off it."
The actual raincoat that General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was wearing when he was mistakenly shot by his own men in Chancellorsville, VA.
Ambrotype portrait of two Japanese samurai posing with their swords, c. 1867. By Hitomi Studio.
The First embassy of Japan to the United States,1860. The Kanrin Maru’s voyage from Uraga to San Francisco is often cited as the first crossing of the Pacific by a Japanese crew sailing a Japanese, however, the Kanrin Maru’s was not the first Pacific crossing by a Japanese ship and crew: at least three such journeys had been made in the 17th century, before Japan's period of isolation: those by Tanaka Shōsuke in 1610, Hasekura Tsunenaga in 1614, and Yokozawa Shōgen in 1616.