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[An inhabitant of the island of Nukahiva, Marquesas Islands, Oceania]
Langsdorff, Georg Heinrich von (1773-), German, artist
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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Standing figure of native man with fully tattooed body holding long club in left hand and fan in right; sketchy landscape setting. Loin cloth (tschiabu) attached to drawing.
Supplied title. Handwritten (LC, in pencil): [...?] Nukahiwa; (LR, in ink): G.H. Langsdorff ad naturam, del.; (UL, in ink): Tab II. Ref. note: Langsdorff--German edition: Volume I, Plate 7; text: p. 100; English edition: Volume I, Plate 6; text: p. 117. Inscriptions in German.
Drawing on paper: ink and wash 41.7 x 27.5 cm.
BANC PIC 1963.002:1006--ffALB
Clothing & dress
Discovery & exploration
Expeditions & surveys
Indigenous peoples
Voyages to the Pacific

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