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1837 Kalama Lahainaluna Hawaii Nei
[KLH-0186]

by Maps of Hawaii



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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.

"Na Mokupuni O Hawaii Nei"

Published by Lahainaluna Seminary Press, 1837

Printed by Lahaina Printsellers, Ltd., 2015

This superior reproduction was engraved and drawn by Samuel P. Kalama, a student engraver at the Lahainaluna Mission School on Maui. It's of note because it was the first separate map of the Hawaiian Islands which was actually published in Hawaii.

Kalama also made the larger and extremely rare 1838 Map of the Hawaiian Islands, of which only two copies are known to exist.

This 1837 map probably served as a prototype for the 1838 version. His was the most detailed map yet published and showed many Hawaiian place names unfamiliar to both Cook and Vancouver, and not appearing on their maps.

Kalama went on to become one of the best surveyors in the islands.

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.