The Drawing Room [Lumi Kahakii] of Princess Kaiulani.
[Does anyone know where this room was? I am sure the original image in the newspaper is much more clear. This is yet another reason to reshoot the Hawaiian-Language Newspapers before it is too late and they crumble into pieces…]
Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLII, Helu 18, Aoao 4. Aperila 29, 1904.
Just for fun, here is a recent picture taken from a similar vantage point on Merchant Street the other year!
Alanui Kalepa, 2011.
A COMPARISON OF MERCHANT STREET BETWEEN TEN YEARS.
Merchant Street in 1883.
Photographed by Williams.
Merchant Street in 1903.
Photographed by the Advertiser [Adavataisa].
[I’m not sure if they meant to say “twenty years”, or if one of the pictures is mislabeled ten years off…]
(Kuokoa, 1/30/1903, p. 1)
Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLI, Helu 5, Aoao 1. Ianuari 30, 1903.