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Le Guillou, Elie Jean Francois, b. 1806 :Danse des femmes de Nouka Hiva a bord de la Zelee. Legrand d'apres E. Le Guillou [del]; lith Rigo freres et C[ompagn]ie r. Richer. [Paris, Berquet et Petion, 1844].

Reference Number: PUBL-0073-128

Scene aboard Dumont d'Urville's vessel the Zelee in the Marquesas Islands, showing a circle of seated women, their arms raised in a dance. The women are wearing loincloths or skirts and are tattooed. They are watched by French sailors and others travelling with Dumont d'Urville.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Lithographs, related to Elie Jean Francois Le Guillou, Jules Sebastien Cesar Dumont d'Urville, La Zelee (Ship), Marquesas Islands, Sailors, Clothing and dress - French Polynesia - Marquesas Islands, Tattooing - French Polynesia - Marquesas Islands, Dance - French Polynesia - Marquesas Islands, French - Pacific Area and Passenger quarters.

Part of:
Le Guillou, Elie Jean Francois, b. 1806 :Voyage autour du monde de l'Astrolabe et de la Zelee sous les ordres du contre-amiral Dumont d'Urville ... par Elie Le Gillou ... ouvrage enriche de nombreux dessins et de notes scientifiques ... par J. Arago. Pari, Reference Number PUBL-0073 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Lithograph, 109 x 164 mm. Art works

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-005683)

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