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. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum . f the best work. The general pattern was certainly a favorite one although I do notknow of two so closely alike as those before us. The measurements of the Queen Emmacape are 32 inches in breadth, 15 inches depth behind, 8 inches in front. The Elgincape probably nearly conforms to these. 24 BRIG I I AM ON HA WAll AN FEA THER WORK. Since the above description was in type I have received from the Honorary Sec-retary of the Elgin and Morayshire Literary and Scientific Association (Instituted in1836), H. B. Mackintosh, F. S. A., Scot., through my fri

. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum . f the best work. The general pattern was certainly a favorite one although I do notknow of two so closely alike as those before us. The measurements of the Queen Emmacape are 32 inches in breadth, 15 inches depth behind, 8 inches in front. The Elgincape probably nearly conforms to these. 24 BRIG I I AM ON HA WAll AN FEA THER WORK. Since the above description was in type I have received from the Honorary Sec-retary of the Elgin and Morayshire Literary and Scientific Association (Instituted in1836), H. B. Mackintosh, F. S. A., Scot., through my fri Stock Photo
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. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum . f the best work. The general pattern was certainly a favorite one although I do notknow of two so closely alike as those before us. The measurements of the Queen Emmacape are 32 inches in breadth, 15 inches depth behind, 8 inches in front. The Elgincape probably nearly conforms to these. 24 BRIG I I AM ON HA WAll AN FEA THER WORK. Since the above description was in type I have received from the Honorary Sec-retary of the Elgin and Morayshire Literary and Scientific Association (Instituted in1836), H. B. Mackintosh, F. S. A., Scot., through my friend J. Edge-Partington, Esq., afull-sized sketch of the cape, which seems to be a tracing, and this gives the measure-ments less than those of the Queen Emma cape: extreme breadth 27.5 inches; depthbehind 13.5 inches and in front 7 inches. The sketch also shows that the neck-bandwas in alternate red and black the former three times the width of the black. Mr.Mackintosh also kindly searched the Association records and local newspaper files, but. FIG. 25. THE REYNOLDS CAPE, PEABODY MUSEUM, SALEM. obtained no more than the present label contains and which seems to have been renewedand amplified since 1902 when Mr. Wilson saw it. It reads: Feather cape of Liliuo-kalani Queen of the Sandwich Islands. The yellow and black are feathers of the Mohonobilis, while the scarlet feathers are of the plumage of the Vestiaria coccinea. Boththese birds have been extinct for many years now, and this cape or ahuula to give itits native name, is undoubtedly unique and valuable. Presented by the CountessDowager of Seafield Castle in 1892. How the name of the late ex-queen became attached to this label is not stated.She visited England with Queen Kapiolani at the time of the Queen Victoria Jubileein 1887, but we have no record that this cape ever belonged to Liliuokalani. It ishardly necessary to add that the birds furnishing the scarlet, black and yellow feathersare not at the present writing extin

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