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Artist unknown :Abbildung eines jungern, noch nicht vollig tatuirten Nukahivers von der Ruckseite. Achtes Kupfer. Frankfurt am Main, Friedrich Wilmans, 1812

Reference Number: PUBL-0184-08

A young Marquesan man from Nukahiva, seen from behind. He is standing near a shore, a human skull in his left hand, a spear in his right. Most of his torso and arms are covered in tattoos, but his legs are only partially tattooed

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

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, 199 x 158 mm. Art works

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