USS OLYMPIA at anchor in Nagasaki harbor, Japan, ca. 1899
The USS Olympia served as the flagship of Admiral Dewey's Asiatic Squadron when it defeated the Spanish Fleet at Manila Bay in 1898. This photograph is part of a set of images that depict the progress of a trip to Japan and include views of Hawaii, the Philippines, and Japan. It is not known whether H. Ambrose Kiehl was the photographer or took part in the journey.On verso of image: Flagship "Olympia".
Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 72 to 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2000-2009