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[Young Nukahivan not completely tattooed, Marquesas Islands, Oceania]
Langsdorff, Georg Heinrich von (1773-), German, artist (attributed to)
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1803 and 1807]
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
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Young native male with richly tattooed body, holding skull container in left hand and spear in right, stands on shore looking toward sea.
Supplied title. Handwritten (LC, in pencil): Nukahiwa. Ref. note: Langsdorff--German edition: Volume I, Plate 8; text: p. 101; English edition: Volume I, Plate 7; text: p. 119. Inscriptions in German.
Drawing on paper: ink and wash 39.1 x 26.7 cm.
BANC PIC 1963.002:1007--ffALB
Arms & armaments
Clothing & dress
Discovery & exploration
Expeditions & surveys
Indigenous peoples
Voyages to the Pacific

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