Lot 115: Koa wood Hawaii photo album

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:18

Lot 115: Author: N/A; Title: Album with approx. 120 snapshot photographs recording a trip to Hawaii, with polished koa wood covers.; Place Published: Hawaii, etc.; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: c.1923; Description: Photographs approx. 11.5x7.5 (4½x3") or smaller, glued to album leaves, most with ink captions on the leaves. Album is 18.7x36.7 cm (7 ¼x14½"), two polished koa wood boards attached with a recent replacement shoelace, color Hawaiian seal on front board.A ladies' excursion to exotic Hawaii, in a vintage koa wood album. The photographs include sunning in the sand at Waikiki Beach; posing with U.S. naval officers; the gardens of the Moana Hotel; scenic views of Diamond Head, Makapua Point, Pearl Harbor Road, and elsewhere; aboard a submarine at Pearl Harbor; the ocean voyage home; etc. There are a few photographs of the travelers stateside, including at Berkeley and San Francisco Condition: Very good condition overall. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $300-500
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