Kamehameha. King of the Hawaiian Is.

Description (Brief):

This engraved printing plate was prepared to print an image of "Kamehameha III, King of the Hawaiian Is." for the publication "The Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842," 1844, Volume 4, preceding page 3, in the edition Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, 1845. The engraving was produced by the firm of Welch and Walter after a sketch by A. T. Agate.

Date Made: 1845

Associated Name: Wilkes, CharlesOriginal Artist: Agate, A. T.Graphic Artist: Welch and WalterPrinter: Sherman, C.Maker: Lea & Blanchard

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Related Event: U.S. Exploring Expedition


See more items in: Work and Industry: Graphic Arts, Wilkes Blocks


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1999.0145.369Accession Number: 1999.0145Catalog Number: 1999.0145.369

Object Name: Plateplate, printingObject Type: Engraving

Physical Description: copper (overall material)steel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 33 cm x 25.4 cm; 13 in x 10 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-38d9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_600607

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