The Hawaiian Islands. Paradise of the Pacific [and two other titles]. HAWAII, ANONYMOUS.
The Hawaiian Islands. Paradise of the Pacific [and two other titles].
The Hawaiian Islands. Paradise of the Pacific [and two other titles].

The Hawaiian Islands. Paradise of the Pacific...
The Hawaiian Islands. Paradise of the Pacific [and two other titles].

Chicago: Belford, Middlebrook & Co., 1898.

Large oblong quarto, photogravure plates throughout, fine in the publisher's gilt lettered red cloth.

Hawaiian Royal portraits

Historical album of Hawaiian views published on the year of annexation with the United States, with 79 photogravure plates including photographs of the Royal family and their residences. The Royal photographs include formal portraits of Kalakaua I and Queen Liliuokalani, and also include a full-page plate of the deceased King Kalakaua lying in state in the throne room. Of special interest are three plates of Queen Liliuokalani at a traditional feast with her companions. The Queen's household guard is also illustrated.

Historical album of Hawaiian views published on the year of annexation with the United States, with 79 photogravure plates including photographs of the Royal family and their residences. The Royal photographs include formal portraits of Kalakaua I and Queen Liliuokalani, and also include a full-page plate of the deceased King Kalakaua lying in state in the throne room. Of special interest are three plates of Queen Liliuokalani at a traditional feast with her companions. The Queen's household guard is also illustrated.

Other Hawaiian subjects include the Kamehameha school for boys and the Bishop School, Honolulu harbour and township, the Pali mountains, Royal palaces (and the Kings residence at Waikiki), beach scenes with bathers and canoes, US marines on guard, Honolulu prison (including a view of the yard with convicts eating poi). Captain Cook's monument, with detail of the surrounding landscape, is illustrated.

The book in fact comprises three titles, the other two being The American Navy and Cuba and the Wrecked Maine. All three are here issued as a single volume by its Chicago publisher.

Not in Forbes.

Price (AUD): $875.00  other currencies Ref: #3002971

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