Sandwich Islands View Morai Hawaii Burial Place 1802 antique engraved hc printBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Internal View of a Morai, or Burial Place, in Atooi, one of the Sandwich Islands
(Polynesian Custom, Wooden Idols, Native Islander Architecture, Funeral Ceremony)
Issued 1802, London
Engraved by Wooding
Fine and uncommon antique engraved print, with lovely hand color.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Print remains overall clean & sound. Old prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great print entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 7 1/2" H x 9 7/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 4 3/4" H x 6 3/4" W