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The Hawaiian Library of Stephen Williard Phillips

2006.44.1050 (RS10782)

Description

Framed drawing for a bookplate. It centers on a statue of a human figure with a large head. In front of the statue on the ground are bowls. To either side of it are fans and garland. Behind him are palm trees and the beach. Behind the statue's head is another scene. This scene shows a mountain, ocean, and a canoe on the ocean near the beach.

Details

Maker
Bridgman, L. J. (Lewis Jesse), 1857-1931 (Artist)
Inscriptions
"E HOO KANAKA / THE HAWAIIAN LIBRARY OF STEPHEN W. PHILLIPS" (The first part is above the statue in the second scene. The second part is below the statue)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Drawing
drawings (visual works)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
13 2/16 x 10 1/16 x 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1050
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222912

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