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1827 Vandermaelen Sandwich Isles
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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.

"Iles Sandwich, Oceanique No. 3"

Published by Philippe Vandermaelen, 1827

Printed by Lahaina Printsellers, Ltd., 2016

This superb reproduction of Henri Ode's original engraving was first published in Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique, Politique, Statistique et Mineralogique... in Brussels in 1827. This monumental six-volume work was the first atlas mapping of the world using a uniform scale. Because of the consistent scale and projection, the maps could actually be joined together to form a huge globe that would measure over 25 feet in diameter!

Included (in French) on the map is a marvelous set of notes on the islands, including details of Captain Cook's Hawaiian exploration and early place names.

This map is the largest representation of Hawaii to appear in a commercial atlas. It's also noted for being the only post-Rigobert Bonne depiction of Hawaii on a separate map for the first 50 years after its discovery.

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.