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Robert Louis Stevenson
Vintage Photograph of Robert Louis Stevenson in Hawaii, 1889
1889. 8"x10" matte-finish toned silver print of RLS and King Kalakaua, Honolulu. [Image size 6x7-3/4] No photographer identified, but probably taken by Joe Strong. RLS seated on wooden chair, King (white suit) in armchair, RLS (l leg over r, looking at camera) wearing a lei and coat over his shoulders. Copies of the photograph are in the Stevenson section of the Writers Museum, Edinburgh and the Beinecke Library, Yale Univ. The photo is indexed in the Robert Luis Stevenson Archive/Catalog of Photographs as Jan-Jun 1989, photo 9. The photo was used in J.C. Furnas' "Voyage to Windward. the life of RLS, ff. p.214. A fine, clear print with sharp edges; small pencil notation and slight toning to edges on recto.
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