Hawaiian History Antique Lithographs & Engravings

Find Hawaiian History conveyed through antique sheet music.  Beautifully lithographed covers followed by songs.  Antique Maps are available by calling 413-245-4197.  Leʻaleʻa and Aloha!

Hawaiian History Antique Lithographed Sheet Music.

The antique sheet music shown here was published from 1900-1925.  Beautifully lithographed covers of Hawaiian History have great vintage graphics.  Produced as chromolithographs and photolithographs which measure from 9.5″ x 12″ to 10.5″ x 13.5″.   Songs are complete, and were published at very memorable times in Hawaiian History.  Each piece is in good to very good condition with wonderful intense colors.   Priced at $60 each.   Click here to contact us.

Hawaiian at Heart – Depicted through Song

Much of  the Hawaiian Sheet Music were printed by an antique printing method called chromolithography, whereas each and every color was applied with a key stoned limestone plate.  If you see 10 colors, there were 10 limestone slabs used to print the colors.  From about 1870-1920, most decorative sheet music were printed by the means of chromolithography.  Chromo meaning color, lithography which means applied from limestone.  It is an obsolete printing method,  because photo mechanical printing was faster and more profitable to use.  So circa 1920 Photolithography, an offset photographic printing process replaced Chromolithography.  Not only are the covers of the Music beautiful to look at, they suitable for framing!  The antique images of Hawaii are historic and important to all indigenous Hawaiians!  Mahalo!

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