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Robert Louis Stevenson at Royal Luau, 1889 (PP-98-12-004)

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Robert Louis Stevenson at Royal Luau, 1889 (PP-98-12-004)

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Photograph of Royal Luau thrown by King Kalakaua with Robert Louis Stevenson and Queen Liliuokalani. This photograph was taken at the Henry Poor residence in Waikiki. Others present are Fanny Stevenson, her children Lloyd Osbourne and Isobel Strong, and Stevenson's mother Margaret B. Stevenson.

Lloyd Osbourne (1868–1947) was born in San Francisco, California on April 7, 1868, Samuel Lloyd Osbourne was the first son of Fanny and Samuel Osbourne and spent his youth growing up in Oakland. At the age of seven, Sammy (as he was then known) and his traveled to Europe with his mother, sister, and younger brother, eventually settling in Paris. After the death of his younger brother, Hervey, in 1876 the family moved to Grez-sur-Loing where they met Robert Louis Stevenson (whom he nicknamed “Luly”).

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01/02/1889
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Hawaii State Archives
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