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Tattooist at work; Samoa., ca1895

Reference Number: PA1-o-546-32-1

A group of three men on a mat on a veranda. The middle man is lying full length on his stomach recieving a tattoo from the left hand man who poses, tools in hand. The third man seems to be in some sort of support role. Photographed about 1895 by Thomas Andrew.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Thomas Andrew, Men, Samoan, Tattooing - Samoa and Tattoo artists - Samoa.

Part of:
Cusack Smith album 5, Reference Number PA1-o-546 (7 digitised items)
Cusack-Smith, Thomas Berry (Sir), 1859-1929 :Photographs of Samoa, Reference Number PAColl-1499 (38 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Single photograph

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