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Sainson, Louis Auguste de, b 1801 :Tonga-Tabou. Costumes de guerre. V Adam lith; de Sainson pinx [1833]

Reference Number: B-052a-007-2

Shows a man of Tonga wearing a cloth or skin wrapped as a skirt around his waist, and holding a broad-bladed spear. The right side of his torso and face are painted dark brown, and he wears a white cloth band around his head. Another similarly-dressed man in the left background holds a bow and arrow.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images and Lithographs, related to Tonga, Weapons - Tonga, Clothing and dress - Tonga and Men, Tongan.

Part of:
Sainson, Louis Auguste de b 1801 :Tonga-Tabou. Costumes des habitans; costume de guerre. V Adam lith; de Sainson pinx [1833], Reference Number B-052a-007 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Coloured lithograph, 210 x 190 mm on right side of sheet 355 x 530 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

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