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1893 Bouve Hawaiian Islands - Lahaina

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All canvas artwork is printed exclusively on 100% premium cotton canvas using archival inks. Combined with a patented non-toxic coating that water and UV proofs them, every Giclée is guaranteed to last over 100 years.  When you frame these prints, they do not need to be framed behind glass, making them ideal for any room in your home.


Canvas for Gallery Wrap 

When you purchase Canvas prepared to be gallery wrapped, we add a 2½” mirrored border (on all sides) which allows you to have a stretcher bar frame made up to 2” deep. The mirrored borders may throw you off, but that border is designed to be seen on the side of the stretcher bar frame. This ensures that the complete image is shown on the face of the frame. Gallery wraps are ideal for large prints.

"The Hawaiian Islands"

Published by E.W. Bouve, 1893

Printed by Lahaina Printsellers, Ltd., 2016

This superb reproduction of the original copperplate engraving entitled "The Hawaiian Islands" was published in Boston by E.W. Bouve, circa 1893.

At the time, the Hawaiian Islands were very prominent in the New England whaling industry with Lahaina, Maui, being a main port-of-call for the resupplying of whaling ships.

Hawaii subsequently became a major focus of New England missionary activity as reports of south sea savagery and licentiousness returned with the early whalers from the Pacific. As a result, by the mid nineteenth century, New Englanders and their cultural values were having a strong influence on the society of Hawaii.

An inset of Lahaina completes the presentation.

We custom-print this facsimile map on waterproof canvas in our Lahaina studio using the finest archival inks, which are tested and guaranteed not to fade or shift under normal circumstances for over 100 years. Modern printing techniques allow us to improve and enhance the historical subject matter, even as we're careful to preserve and maintain its historical and artistic integrity.