Encounters with paradise: views of Hawaii and its people, 1778-1941
affecting Hawaii and its people over a period of more than 160 years. The earliest paintings are by John Webber, official artist for Captain James Cook's third Pacific voyage. During the first-known European landing in Hawaii, on January 21, 1778, Webber went ashore with Cook, sketching the terrain, dwellings, and native people. Other explorer-artists followed. In the mid-nineteenth century, Western missionaries and traders settled in the Hawaiian Islands. First whaling.
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EXPLORERS WANDERERS AND MISSIONARIES 18201880
THE VOLCANO SCHOOL 18801890
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Academy of Arts American appears arrived in Hawaii arrived in Honolulu ART OF DISCOVERY artist Bernice Bishop Museum California canoe Captain chiefs Choris Choris's color Cook's crater Dampier depicted Diamond Head dramatic drawings dressed EMERGENCE OF HAWAIIAN ENGLISH engravings executed exhibition EXPLORERS flowers foreground Freycinet Furneaux GEORGE HENRY BURGESS harbor HAWAIIAN MODERNISM heiau Hilo HMCS Library Honolulu Academy Howard Hitchcock Ibid images included ink wash JOHN WEBBER Jules Tavernier Kaahumanu Kamehameha Kamehameha III Kauai Kawaiahao Church Kealakekua Bay Kilauea Kona Kotzebue Lahaina land lava Lionel Walden lithographs London Louis Choris Maui MISSIONARIES mountains native Nuuanu Oahu officers oil on canvas Pacific Commercial Advertiser painter painting palms Paris portraits Private Collection Queen residence Royal San Francisco SANDWICH ISLANDS Sawkins scene ship shore sitter sketches Street studies thatched houses Tikhanov tion town trees Valley VOLCANO SCHOOL voyage Waimea WANDERERS watercolor watercolor over pencil young