Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne, and Kalakaua in the King's boathouse (PP-96-14-011)
Robert Louis Stevenson with Lloyd Osbourne and King Kalakaua in the King's Boat House (1889).
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”).