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[Lister family] :Tattooing on an old woman of 60-70 at Fakaafu - one of the Union Islands... [ca 1888]

Reference Number: E-394-f-061-2

Frontal view of a woman with bare shoulders, showing her tattoo on face shoulders and chest, marked in blue. Also further detail of tattoo, drawn separately

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits and Ink drawings, related to Fakaofo, Tokelauans and Tattooing - Tokelau.

Part of:
Lister, Joseph Jackson 1857-1911 :[Lister album] 1886-1890 [Watercolours by Joseph, and possibly Isabella and Gulielma Lister], Reference Number E-394-f (47 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pencil & ink, 230 x 139 mm. Art works

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-011881)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: Pencil inscriptions: title and 'several of the old people - men & women- were similarly tattooed'

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