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Title Six Lithographic Views of Honolulu
Library Hawaiian Historical Society
Date 1854
Publisher Britton and Rey
Place of Publication San Francisco
Author / Creator Emmert, Paul
Description Six views sketched by Paul Emmert from offshore and from the bell tower of the Catholic Church on Fort Street, Honolulu. An ambitious commercial proposition, popular in California at the time, solicited businesses and homeowners for subscriptions to include their buildings in the pictures.
Document Type Illustration
Theme(s) Exploration and Discovery; Travel and Tourism
Keywords building, company, merchant, business, view, landscape, church, culture, government, commerce
Countries USA
Places Hawaii
Ports Honolulu, USA
Additional Information

The artist, Paul Emmert, was born in Switzerland in 1816. He arrived in Hawaii in 1853 and stayed until his death in 1867.

Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Hawaiian Historical Association's library catalogue.

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