Friday, June 13, 2008

Nippon Maru: Japan comes to Brooklyn.

Brooklyn was part of the round-the-world itinerary for Mitsui O.S.K. Lines' 21,903 GRT cruise ship Nippon Maru, shown here docked at Red Hook on June 11. Could her visit have been timed to coincide with the Brooklyn Museum's exhibit, Utagawa: Masters of the Japanese Print, 1770-1900, or even Murakami?