Hawaii Sandwich Islands c.1840's Pacific Ocean lot of 22 early prints peoples ethnicBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(North America, United States, Pacific Islands, Hawaii, Ethnic types of early peoples related to the Americas and United States).
A lot of twenty-two (22) antique prints depicting native peoples in Hawaii long prior to its becoming a state. Among the earliest printed representations of this location which can still be readily collected at such a relatively low price.
Prints focus on portraits of the indigenous population and include several great active scenes showing early important hand carved artifacts and arrangements of buildings.
All are attractive and well-preserved examples. Short video captures condition much better than words.
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Nicer lot than typical for the type.
Issued c.1840's. All are etchings.
Each remains clean, wide blank margins on three sides.
Starting price represents a very modest $15/ print. Excellent lot of early printed views relating to these islands.
Sheets measure c. 5 1/4" H x 7 1/4" W.