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(Kapiolani)
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215
(Kapiolani)
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,200 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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(Kapiolani)

"A Souvenir of the Entertainment given by Her Majesty Queen Kapiolani for the Benefit of the Lepers at Iolani Palace … June 26th, 1884."  Honolulu, 1884

Broadside (10 x 8 in.; 254 x 203 mm).  Faded, tears expertly repaired.


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Catalogue Note

This souvenir of a charity benefit includes an anagram of Kapioliani's name, extolling the queen's role as generous patroness.  After a visit with King Kalakaua to the leper colony at Molokai, the queen founded a home for the healthy children of lepers in Honolulu. 

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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New York