Hawaii Sandwich Islands Pacific Ocean c.1840's lot of 22 miniature view printsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(North America, United States, Pacific Islands, Hawaii).
A lot of twenty-two (22) antique prints depicting early life in Hawaii long prior to its becoming a state. Among the earliest printed representations of this location which can still be readily collected at a relatively low price.
Prints focus on various island landscapes, native villages and villagers 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.
Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the lot.
Nicer lot than typical for the type.
Issued c.1840's. Engraved by Beyer. 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.