Engraving of a Man of the Sandwich Islands, by J. Webber del. J.K. Sherwin Sc.


An English 18thC engraving titled “Man of the Sandwich Islands, with his helmet”. The subject was sketched in the 1770s by J.K Sherwin S,C and engraved by J.Webber del

The engraving depicts Kalaimanokahoowaha or Kanaina, chief, with helmet and cloak made of feathers and was published in London by G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785.

The excellently preserved engraving is presented in a double white matted simple black frame.

Dimensions of Frame : 24″ H x 20″ W

Engraving itself 9″H x 7.5″ W