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Glittering Cities

Matthew Fraleigh: The Iwakura Embassy

14 April 2011
Japan Rising: The Iwakura Embassy to the USA and Europe 
by Kume Kunitake, edited by Chushichi Tsuzuki and R. Jules Young.
Cambridge, 528 pp., £17.99, April 2009, 978 0 521 73516 2
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... but no less adventurous tour around the world. Led by Iwakura Tomomi, the Iwakura Mission’s tour of the United States and 11 European nations was carefully documented by the group’s secretary, KumeKunitake: Each day we were fully occupied and had scant time for rest … When we arrived at a destination, we would hasten to a hotel to unpack and immediately set out on a tour of observation. We ...

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