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Title Map of Niihau
Reference Map Drawer 1
Library Hawaiian Historical Society
Date 1833
Author / Creator Emerson, Ursula Sophia Newell
Description A hand-drawn map of the Hawaiian island of Niihau. In 1833 the Sandwich Islands Mission commissioned J Denison to complete a large-scale wall mao of the Hawaiian Islands. the original has not survived, but several separate portions have, in the form of contemporary copies made by the wife of Reverend John S Emerson (Ursula Sophia Newell Emerson). A pencil note reading: 'Drawn by Mrs Emerson' can be seen on the bottom edge.
Document Type Map
Theme(s) Exploration and Discovery
Keywords island, geography, sea, ocean, coast
Countries USA
Places Hawaii
Additional Information Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Hawaiian Historical Association's library catalogue.
Copyright Hawaiian Historical Society