231
231
(Stevenson, Robert Louis)
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 7,200 USD
JUMP TO LOT
231
(Stevenson, Robert Louis)
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 7,200 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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(Stevenson, Robert Louis)

A Samoan tapa from the collection of Robert Louis Stevenson (approx. 24 x 19  1/2 in.; 610 x 495 mm), [c. 19th century]

framed with: Stevenson, Robert Louis.  Portrait photograph (6  3/4 x 4  3/4 in.; 171 x 121 mm), inscribed and signed on the mount, Valima, Samoa, 1893; matted, framed and glazed (not examined out of frame).


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Provenance

Tapa: Harold Marsh Sewell, American Consul General to Samoa, then by descent in his family, Bath, Maine

Catalogue Note

A fine Samoan tapa in good condition from the collection of Robert Louis Stevenson.  The inscription on the photograph reads, "Adelaide Boodle with the kind regards of Robert Louis Stevenson, Valima 1893."

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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New York