Lot 147: Photo of the Hawaiian day of annexation, etc.

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:23


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Lot 147: Author: N/A; Title: Small group of photos and other ephemera from Hawaii's day of annexation; Place Published: [Honolulu]; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: [1898]; Description: Includes: Gelatin silver print copy photograph of the lowering of the Hawaiian flag from the Capitol Building on the day of annexation, August 12, 1898. Penciled note on the rear identifies the photographer as Rice of Honolulu. 7 ¼x10".Engraved invitation to attend the transfer of sovereignty from the Minister of Foreign Affairs.Engraved calling card for "The President, Republic of Hawaii".Together 3 items. Condition: Some wear and soiling, short edge tear at bottom, evidence of prior album mounting; good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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