Catalog Archive
Auction 142, Lot 237

"Hawaiian Government Survey. W. D. Alexander Surveyor-General. Maui Hawaiian Islands…", Hawaii Territorial Surveys

Subject: Maui, Hawaii

Period: 1885 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

35.6 x 29.2 inches
90.4 x 74.2 cm
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This large, detailed, and striking chromolithographic map shows the Crown lands reserved for Kamehameha III (in yellow), "which have transferred by descent, conveyance, and legislation to the public domain as designated in the divisions of 1848." Government lands are shown in green with land grants and award numbered by area. Topography is shown by hachure with towns, roads, mills, plantations and sugar companies named. Made under the direction of W.D. Alexander, Surveyor General and drawn by F.S. Dodge.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with some light toning along the folds and a few short splits at fold intersections that have been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $250 - $325


Closed on 11/28/2012