Photo #: NH 95124
"Funeral of the Late (Rear) Admiral Henry H. Bell, of the Asiatic Squadron of the United States Navy, at Hiogo, Japan, January 14, 1868"
Engraving after a sketch by Frederick G.S. Melbye, published in "Harper's Weekly", 4 April 1868. Rear Admiral Bell was drowned in a boat accident off Osaka, Japan, on 11 January 1868.
U.S. Navy ships present are (from center to right): USS Shenandoah, USS Hartford (Squadron flagship) and USS Oneida. A Japanese "sampan" and U.S. and British barges are also present, with that in the left foreground flying the Chaplain's flag from its stern.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 24 February 2007