Stevenson Family with Kalakaua (PP-96-14-010)
Photo of King Kalakaua with the Stevenson family. Right to left: Stevenson's mother, Kalakaua, Stevenson and wife Fanny, and stepson.
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”).