Photograph, Bishop Museum, Honolulu

Published by Honolulu, HI, U.S.A., 1899
Photograph Condition: Very Good
From Marc Sena Carrel (Pacifica, CA, U.S.A.)

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An original B&W photograph documenting the Bishop Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii and its Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. Seen are the Hawaiian Hall and the Polynesian Hall of the museum. Size of image is 5.8 H x 7.8 W inches, size of print including margins is 6.4 H x 8.4 W inches. The museum was founded in 1889 and construction was completed by 1898. Photograph presumed issued about 1899 or possibly reprinted from the negative at a somewhat later date. Very Good condition. Very light semi-creasing along the left side margin area. On the reverse side of the photograph is written in pencil, "Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Dec. 99." A scarce item of Hawaiiana. The Bishop Museum purportedly contains the world's largest collection of Polynesian artifacts. The library of the museum has one of the most extensive collections of books, periodicals, newspapers and special collections concerned with Hawaii and the Pacific. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006760

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Title: Photograph, Bishop Museum, Honolulu

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1899

Book Condition:Very Good

Book Type: Photo

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We have been in business since 2003. The complete satisfaction of the book buyer is our goal. We are a specialty shop carrying all manner of art books, and scholarly and antiquarian books, as well as antique Japanese ukiyo-e prints. We describe conservatively, we pack carefully, and we ship promptly. We are always interested in buying private libraries, large and small. Independent from our book-buying interests, we also offer a professional appraisal service regarding fine and rare books in the San Francisco Bay Area. Please telephone us or e-mail us at marcsenacarrel@gmail.com if you have any questions or concerns. We will be happy to be of service. Thank you.

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