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Charlotte Cerf Cushing collection of prints and watercolors [graphic]
BANC PIC 1905.13279-.13319--PIC; BANC PIC 1955.012--D; BANC PIC 1955.012--D
Collection Overview

Title:

Charlotte Cerf Cushing collection of prints and watercolors

Creator/Contributor:

Cushing, Charlotte Cerf., creator, Collector.

Creator/Contributor:

Cooke, G. E.

Creator/Contributor:

Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, Jacques, 1757-1810

Abstract:

Primarily views of Samoa and the Sandwich Islands. Includes 7 watercolor portraits of indigenous peoples by G.E. Cooke (most signed and and dated 1847-1850), aquatints of views by [T. or J.?] Weld (ca. 1850-1856), an engraving of the Sandwich Islands, and a lithograph by Le Breton entitled Vue de San Francisco [a smaller variant of the view published as: San Francisco, vue prise d'un point eleve du cote Sud.]
Engravings of the Sandwich Islands, many apparently removed from editions of Cook's voyages. Also, many engravings relating to Tahiti and native costume (many bearing names of J. Grasset St. Sauveur and J. Laroque.) Three small (gouache?) paintings of the Hawaiian islands are also present - two of which relate to "Missionary Sisters" at Lahaina, 1865.

Date:

ca. 1780 -ca. 1865 (issued)

Subject:

Cook, James -- 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Pictorial works
Pacific Islanders -- Portraits
Missions -- Hawaii -- Lahaina -- Pictorial works
Hawaii -- Pictorial works
Samoan Islands -- Pictorial works
Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Artists and publishers include: J Chapman; Webber; Walker; Wale; Grignion; Corbould; Cook; Grainger; Hamilton; J.W. Wooding; J.G. St. Sauveur; Lachaufsee; J. Laroque; J. Wilkes; Fielding & Walker; Alex Hogg, Charles Knight; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown.

Type:

graphic
Watercolors.
Engravings.
Lithographs.
Aquatints.

Physical Description:

graphic
picture
14 items (watercolors, aquatints, engravings, and lithographs) : some hand colored.
42 items (engravings and 3 paintings) : most hand colored.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1905.13279-.13319--PIC
BANC PIC 1955.012--D
BANC PIC 1955.012--D

Origin:

Various places

Related Item:

Vue de San Francisco : Le Breton, L.