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Topic: hawaii

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Figure

Figure

This enigmatic head and torso is one of a group of eleven stone figures discovered in 1894 on Necker Island, a barren outcrop of rock 300 miles northwest of the Hawai'ian islands. Necker was once inhabited by P... more

Pendant

Pendant

This rare whalebone pendant bears many of the hallmarks of distinction for which Hawaiian figural sculpture is best known. Expertly finished, the surface volumes of the body are boldly pronounced. An accentuate... more

Stick God (Akua Ka'ai)

Stick God (Akua Ka'ai)

The Hawaiians venerated, and in some cases still honor, a multitude of supernatural beings, or akua. During religious observances, akua often manifested themselves in carved figures or other objects, which serv... more

An Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands / Webber del. ; Walker sculp.

An Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands / Webber del. ...

Captain James Cook and four of his men with natives.

Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii from "United States exploring expeditions. Voyage of the U.S. exploring squadron, commanded by Captain C. Wilkes ... in 1838-42, together with explorations and discoveries made by Admiral D'Urville, Captain Ross, and other Navigators and Travellers; and an account of the expedition to the Dead Sea, under Lieutenant Lynch ... With numerous illustrations"

Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii from "United States exploring expeditions. Voya...

This image has been taken from scan 000370 from "United States exploring expeditions. Voyage of the U.S. exploring squadron, commanded by Captain C. Wilkes ... in 1838-42, together with explorations and discove... more

No. 3. View of Honolulu. From the Catholic church

No. 3. View of Honolulu. From the Catholic church

Title from item. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist and PAGA catalog cards. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

No. 5. View of Honolulu, from the Catholic church

No. 5. View of Honolulu, from the Catholic church

Views of homes and residences: Mr. Boullion, Mr. Dudois, Capt. Snow, Mr. Cartwright, T. Spencer, J.C. Spalding, Dr. Ford, Capt. Crab, H. Sea, Dr. Newcomb, Dr. Wood, Mr. Sommer, Macfarlane, Porter & Ogden, Mrs. ... more

[Palace?.]
[Palace?.]
Queen Emma of Hawaii and Her Entourage

Queen Emma of Hawaii and Her Entourage

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Commercial and geographical relation of New York to Europe and Asia, with views of Hong Kong, Honolulu, Aspinwall, Panama, and on the Pacific Railroad

Commercial and geographical relation of New York to Europe and Asia, w...

Composite of seven illustrations showing: Aspinwall, New Granada, Central America; Honolulu, Hawaii, Sandwich Islands; Panama, New Granada, Central America; snow shed on the Central Pacific Railroad; map of the... more

Punchbowl.
Punchbowl.
Hawaii album, p. 1, palm trees and buildings

Hawaii album, p. 1, palm trees and buildings

Title devised by Library staff. In album: [Hawaii album], p. 1. Forms part of: [Hawaii album] Accession box no. DLC/PR 13 CN 1978:158, container 1

Hawaii album, p. 25, portraits of women

Hawaii album, p. 25, portraits of women

Photographs show a portraits of unidentified women, one with caption "half cast Chinese and native", and two men in uniform from Hawaii. Title devised by Library staff. Caption inscribed in pencil under one pho... more

Ukulele

Ukulele

The most familiar Hawaiian instrument is the 'ukulele, a small type of guitar. The instrument was probably introduced to Hawai'i in 1879 by Portuguese settlers from Madeira who brought with them a small guitar... more

Hawaii album, p. 29, portraits

Hawaii album, p. 29, portraits

Photographs show portraits of Hawaiian men, women and girls including a woman and her dead child, two girls identified as "full blood Hawaiian girl", a woman identified as "full blood Hawaiian woman", and two w... more

Hawaii album, p. 32, portraits of King Kamehameha V and others

Hawaii album, p. 32, portraits of King Kamehameha V and others

Photographs show portraits of Hawaiians including King Kamehameha V, and unidentified girls and a woman. Title devised by Library staff. In album: [Hawaii album], p. 32. Captions inscribed in pencil under some ... more

Hawaii album, p. 54, house

Hawaii album, p. 54, house

Photograph shows a house in Hawaii. Title devised by Library staff. In album: [Hawaii album], p. 54. Forms part of: [Hawaii album] Accession box no. DLC/PR 13 CN 1978:158, container 1

Hawaii album, p. 14, Honolulu scenes and landscapes

Hawaii album, p. 14, Honolulu scenes and landscapes

Photographs show scenes in Honolulu including harbor and buildings, Diamond Head, Waialae Falls, a "native" house, and a woman riding on a horse. Some images are reproductions of drawings or paintings. Captions... more

Hawaiian Government Survey; W. D. Alexander, Surveyor General, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands; map by C. J. Lyons, from trigonometic surveys by W. D. Alexander, C. J. Lyons, J. F. Brown, M. D. Monsarrat and Wm. Webster, finished map by Richd. Covington.

Hawaiian Government Survey; W. D. Alexander, Surveyor General, Oahu, H...

Topographic map of Oahu showing relief by hachures, drainage, soundings in fathoms, cities and towns, and land owners names. The line of the Oahu Railway added in red ink.

Roughing it

Roughing it

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), better known as "Mark Twain," left Missouri in 1861 to work with his brother, the newly appointed Secretary of the Nevada Territory. Once settled in Nevada, Clemens fell vi... more

Princess of Hawaii Kaiulani

Princess of Hawaii Kaiulani

Head and shoulders, facing right; holding flowers.

Princess of Hawaii Kaiulani

Princess of Hawaii Kaiulani

Half length, facing right. Photoprint copyrighted by E. Chickering. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; BI; Shelf. Sources checked: ONC; Websters; www.

William Aeko. (Hawaiian.) / Franklin Co. Eng., Chi.

William Aeko. (Hawaiian.) / Franklin Co. Eng., Chi.

William Aeko, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left.

In his second childhood / C.J. Taylor.

In his second childhood / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows George F. Hoar in the "Senatorial Nursery" as an oversized infant strapped into a chair, watching a young boy, a Senate "Page", manipulate a jumping jack toy that is labeled "Queen Lil", the deposed... more

Puck's valentines for 1894 / F. Opper.

Puck's valentines for 1894 / F. Opper.

Print shows a vignette cartoon with, at center, Uncle Sam and President Cleveland shaking hands, a portrait of Liliuokalani, Queen of Hawaii, is in the background; the surrounding vignettes feature a cast of ch... more

The wail of the Jingos / Dalrymple.

The wail of the Jingos / Dalrymple.

Print shows "The United Order of Jingoes", comprised of newspaper editors and legislators identified as "Dana, Pulitzer, Reed, Frye, Reid, Lodge, Allison, Boutelle, [and] Hoar", sitting outside the White House ... more