Honolulu, HI: American Factors, Ltd. 1949. 1st. Print. Complete set of 10 color images (single sheets, suitable for framing). 18" x 14" Housed in publisher's titled envelope with printed bi-fold brochure & single page essay titled "Peter Hurd Paints Hawaii for Hawaii" by Frank Fredericks (reprinted from The Art Digest, March 15, 1949) and original shipping container. Some rippling & age toning to the envelope; images are in fine condition. An uncommon collection of these Hawaiian images; only 3 sets located in OCLC. Item #14585
Commissioned by American Factors, Ltd., to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Islands' development. Subjects include an early ceremonial dance, Captain Cook's arrival, Honolulu Harbor in 1850 and the inauguration of fail transportation in the Islands. An uncommon portfolio not listed in Dykes "Fifty Great Western Illustrators."