204
204
(Kalakaua)
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,800 USD
JUMP TO LOT
204
(Kalakaua)
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,800 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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(Kalakaua)

Printed menu for a breakfast party given by King Kalakaua, 17 February 1879.  Honolulu: printed by Advertiser Print, 1879

Bi-folium (10  1/4  x 5  1/2  in.; 260 x 140 mm).  Royal arms printed in color; some staining, including glue stains.


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Catalogue Note

Menu for a sumptous breakfast given by King Kalakaua, the bon vivant known in Hawai'i as the Merrie Monarch.  The breakfast, given in the Iolani Palace, included fruits, three kinds of fish, an hors d'oeuvre, three broiled meats, three vegetables, two kinds of game, shrimp curry, chicken salad, omlettes, ice cream, and liqueurs. 

The menu also lists the musical program for the breakfast, played by the Royal Hawaiian Military Band, which included selections from Verdi, Donizetti, and others.

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

|
New York