Commemorative medal of King Kalakaua's trip around the world. Silver Maltese cross with hand painted porcelain revolving globe in center including Hawaii and continents labeled in French, hanging on a silver "ribbon knot" engraved "1874-1881", attached to a tri-color moire ribbon, red at the center with a left white trim and right blue trim. Two-pronged pin on the back.


  • Title: Commemorative medal
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1881
  • Date Created: 1881
  • Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 5.125" Width: 2"
  • Provenance: Gifted to The Friends of Iolani Palace by Abigail Kekaulike Kawananakoa, Edward K. Kawananakoa, Kapiolani Kawananakoa Marignoli, and Poomaikelani Kawananakoa in 1974. Inherited from donors' grandmother, Princess Abigail Kawananakoa, also kno
  • Subject Keywords: King Kalakaua, commemorative medal, world tour, trip , voyage, globe, Hawaiian Kingdom
  • Type: Medal

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