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Victor Hawaiin Records Poster

Victor Hawaiin Records Poster

  • 1916
  • H
  • 16 1/2 x 50 inches ~ (40 x 127 cm)
    $5,250
  • Linen backed

    Linen backing is the industry standard of conservation. Canvas is stretchered and a sheet of acid free barrier paper is laid down. The poster is then pasted to the acid free paper using an acid free paste. This process is fully reversible and gives support to the poster. A border of linen is left around the poster and can be used by a framer to mount the poster so that nothing touches the poster itself.

    The price of this poster includes linen backing.

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  • In 1914 Victor Records created a catalog of Hawaiian recordings by artists including Hawaiian Quintette, Irene West Royal Hawaiians, Toots Paka Hawaiian Troupe, Herbert L. Clarke with Sousa’s Band, S.M. Kaiawe, Pryor’s Band, Pale K. Lua and David Kaili, W.K. Kolomku, Ben, Waiaiole, Helen Louise and Frank Ferrera, E.K. Rose, W.B.J. Aeko. The songs recorded are a playlist of Hawaiian music, Aiaihea - Hula Shouting Song, Kumukahi, Ainahua, Akahi Hoi, Pua i mohala, Kalai o Pua, Aloha Oe. Maui Girl, Cuhna Medly, Hula Medley, Maid of Honolulu and many others. Many of the original 1914 recordings can be found on youtube.

    An incredibly rare, wonderful and early Hawaiian poster. Photographed before linen backing.

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