4 Antique Prints-HAWAII-QUEEN-COSTUME-WARRIOR-TATTOO-Wahlen-1844

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Reine des Iles Sandwich – Naturel de l’Ile du Massacre – Danseuse Javanaise (incorrectly titled = Sandwich) – Guerrier des Iles Sandwich. – Set of four handcoloured plates showing figures from the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) in native costume. The captions of two are misprinted, saying Ile du Massacre and Javanaise, while they are both Hawaiians.

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‘Reine des Iles Sandwich – Naturel de l’Ile du Massacre – Danseuse Javanaise (incorrectly titled = Sandwich) – Guerrier des Iles Sandwich.’

Handcoloured lithograph, heightened with Arabic gum on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 16,7 x 26,1 cm. (6,6 x 10,3 inch). Image size: 11 x 19,5 cm. (4,3 x 7,7 inch).

From the Oceania volume of “Moeurs, Usages et Costumes de tous les Peuples de Monde” by Auguste Wahlen. This was published in Paris: Poiree, Pilout, Duterte and Martinon, 1844.

Made by an anonymous engraver after ‘Auguste Wahlen’. Author: Auguste Wahlen. Various artists are responsible for the illustrations, most notably Evrard Duverger, L. Markaert and R. King.

Condition: Good, given age. Faintly browned, and with some small stains. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: HAWAII-QUEEN-COSTUME-WARRIOR-TATTOO

PCO-C9-15

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Dimensions 26 × 16 × 1 cm

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