Cased Kamehameha III
Lot 5543
DAGUERREOTYPE—KAMEHAMEHA III.
Sold for US$ 15,860 inc. premium
Lot Details
DAGUERREOTYPE—KAMEHAMEHA III.
Portrait of King Kamehameha III, 1/9th plate daguerreotype, oval, c.1853, period case with paper label inscribed "His Majesty Kamahamaha 3."

An extraordinarily rare daguerreotype portrait of Kamehameha III [c.1813-1854], probably by Hugo Stangenwald. A group portrait by Stangenwald of the King, his wife Queen Kalama, Kamehameha IV, Kamehameha V, and their sister, Victoria Kamamalu, dated to around 1853, is in the Bishop Museum in Honolulu.
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