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Queen Kapiolani and Princess Liliuokalani attend Queen Victorias Golden Jubilee

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Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Washington, DC, United States

Kapiolani at B. Altman | May 29, 1887
–– The Times was there when the Queen visited the prestigious New York dry goods house in search of a court dress to wear at a reception given in her honor by Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace — part of the festivities surrounding the British monarch’s Golden Jubilee. The reporter describes in minute detail the famous peacock feather dress her Hawaiian Majesty decided upon and explains why she chose the color azure blue. Read the story here.
Image: the Queen (seated) and Princess Liliuokalani in their Jubilee finery, London, 1887.

Details

  • Title: Queen Kapiolani and Princess Liliuokalani attend Queen Victorias Golden Jubilee
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1887
  • Location Created: London, England

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