Auction 119, Lot 267

"Hawaii Territory Survey - Oahu Hawaiian Islands", Hawaii Territorial Surveys

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1902 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
33 x 27 inches
83.8 x 68.6 cm

A brilliantly colored and detailed map of Oahu with much information on pineapple and sugar plantations, homesteads, public lands, Crown lands and public buildings. The areas of Diamond Head, Koko Head and Kailua Bay are described, as well as the charmingly-named Cocoa-Nut Grove on Maunaloa Bay, complete with tiny coconut trees. Hawaii's monarchy was overthrown in 1893, and this map was prepared for the Governor's Annual Report of 1906. The governor at this time was George R. Carter.

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Condition: A

Folding, as issued. Apart from a trace of offsetting and some very light fold toning, a very clean and bright example with beautiful coloring.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/9/2007

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