Fair is she in the morning light…

Fair is she in the morning light…

This is the frontis plate to the volume cropped to include the first lines to the Anna Cate Dole poem A Psalm for Hawaii. (uncredited)

The following lines in calligraphic script by A.R. Gurrey Jr. are included as a photo-transfer to the leaf:

Fair is she in the morning light
Awaking from dreams of the night
Bathed in the morning dew.

Anna Cate Dole

The poem in its entirety was published on the front page of the Honolulu Sunday Advertiser on Feb. 21, 1909.

Anna Cate Dole, (1841-1918) born Anna Prentice Cate, was married to Sanford B. Dole, (1844-1926) who was the only President of the Republic of Hawaii (1894-1900) as well as the first Governor of the U.S. Territory of Hawaii from 1900-1903.

print details recto: copy photograph with slight black border signed at lower corner: A.R. Gurrey. Jr.

Copyright symbol at lower right corner.

Fair is she in the morning light…

Image Dimensions11.5 x 11.2 cm

Support DimensionsDetail: 25.0 x 19.8 cm