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Artist unknown :Das Innere einer Hutte auf Nukahiva [1804. Frankfurt, Friedrich Wilmans, 1812?]

Reference Number: A-117-003

Scene inside a dwelling, with a seated naked woman and two small children. A naked man covered with tattoos is holding the woman by the wrist, beginning to tattoo her, and a second man, also tattooed, entering the door of the hut, is holding a pig's head as a present for the tattooist. There are several ornaments or tools against the back wall of the house.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to Baron Georg Heinrich von Langsdorff, Adam Johann von Krusenstern, Nuku Hiva, Marquesans, Nudes, Dwellings - French Polynesia - Marquesas Islands, Domestic life - French Polynesia - Marquesas Islands, Tattooing - French Polynesia - Marquesas Islands, Russians - Pacific Area and Pigs.

Part of:
Artist unknown :Das Innere einer Hutte auf Nukahiva [1804. Frankfurt, Friedrich Wilmans, 1812?], Reference Number A-117-003 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving on laid paper 106 x 159 mm on sheet 155 x 191 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: Baron von Langsdorff accompanied Krusenstern on his voyage around the world, visiting Nukuhiva in 1804. This illustration was published in Langsdorff's acount of the voyage, but not in Krusenstern's.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001332)

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