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Artist unknown :Ein Bewohner der Insel Nukahiva. Siebentes Kupfer. Frankfurt am Main, Friedrich Wilmans, 1812

Reference Number: PUBL-0184-07

A Marquesan man, shown full length, standing, a spear in his right hand, a fan in his left. He is wearing a loincloth and is tattooed from head to foot He has a short beard, wears ear ornaments and wears his hair in two cones at the top of his head, with a shaved or bald patch in the centre.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings and Portraits, related to Baron Georg Heinrich von Langsdorff, Marquesas Islands, Clothing and dress - French Polynesia - Marquesas Islands, Tattooing - French Polynesia - Marquesas Islands and Men, Marquesan.

Part of:
Langsdorff, Georg Heinrich von, 1774-1852 :Bemerkungen auf einer Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1803 bis 1807. Frankfurt, Friedrich Wilmans, 1812-1814, Reference Number PUBL-0184 (4 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving, 213 x 172 mm. Art works

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