The Hawaiian Library of Stephen Williard Phillips

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-222912

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

Descriptive Terms

drawings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
Drawing

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P627

Maker

Bridgman, L. J. (Lewis Jesse), 1857-1931 (Artist)

Dimensions

13 2/16 x 10 1/16 x 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1050