Lot 96 of 541:
Shriners gather at Honolulu palace  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Original silver photograph of a sizable contingent of Shriner's in costume, gathered on the steps of the 'Iolani Palace in Honolulu, Hawaii
Author:
Perkins, R.W.
Place:
Honolulu
Publisher:
Date:
c.1900
Description:

20x24.8 cm (8x9¾"), on original mount, with Perkins' imprint in lower right corner of mount.

The rally on the steps of one of the iconic buildings in Hawaii was, it seems, political in nature, and pro-Republican - there is, in a cage, A Real Democrat, with the admonition, "Don't tease the animals."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A little wear to the mount edges, image with slight silvering in the emulsion; very good.
 
Item number:
274273
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