Hula Heaven: The Queen's Album

Hula Heaven: The Queen's Album

By: Mark Blackburn (author)Paperback

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This book represents the ultimate Hawaiian experience and art form: the Hula, through photographs taken in the 1880s and 1890s. These images were gathered by the last reigning monarch of Hawaii, Queen Liliuokalani (1839 -1917), who reigned from 1891 until 1893, and were presented in an album to her personal nurse as a token of her Aloha. For the most part, the photographs were previously unknown and unpublished, and represent some of the most powerful and poignant images of Hula known to exist. Several non-Hula images are among the photos, adding interest to the album's contents. A brief history of the Queen's fascinating life is included. Anyone who has felt the magic of Hawaiian Hula will enjoy this unusual book.

About Author

Mark Blackburn is a passionate collector of Polynesian art. He owns Mauna Kea Galleries on the big island of Hawaii and in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780764313332
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9780764313332
  • weight: 600
  • ISBN10: 0764313339

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