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Creating a “Pacific Hero”

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the commission of the monument of King Kamehameha's in the Hawaii State Archives in Honolulu. The handwritten letters between the artist and the commissioning body are mixed in ... More


A Painted King

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter describes the monument of King Kamehameha—the chief celebrated for uniting the Hawaiian archipelago in the late eighteenth century and who later became Hawaii's first ... More


Shipwreck

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter narrates the events surrounding the sinking of the ship, George F. Haendel, which had carried the sculpture of King Kamehameha. The ship encountered a storm in the south Atlantic off the ... More


Hawaiian Feather Cloaks and Mayan Sculptures: Collecting Origins

H. Glenn Penny

in In Humboldt's Shadow: A Tragic History of German Ethnology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691211145
eISBN:
9780691216454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691211145.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the head of one of the most powerful trading houses in Hamburg, Wilhelm Oswald. It tracks the time when he visited Hawai'i as a young cargo officer on the Prussian merchant ... More


The Arts of Kingship: Hawaiian Art and National Culture of the Kalakaua Era

Stacy L. Kamehiro

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832636
eISBN:
9780824868864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832636.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book offers an account of Hawaiian public art and architecture during the reign of David Kalākaua, who ruled the Hawaiian Kingdom from 1874 to 1891. The book provides visual and historical ... More


Looking to the Future

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter presents Glenn Wharton's reflection on the conservation project for the Kamehameha sculpture. As Wharton and her conservation members sudsed the sculpture and worked their ... More


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