Antique prints of Tattooing from various countries and cultures.

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"Die Taetowirung der Odaliske" Tattooing an Odalisque

Wood engraving after the painting by Julius Tornai

(Pseudonym for Julius Grohsmann 1861-1928 - He is also known as Gyula Tornai).

The tattooing was done to certify ownership of this young woman to the Sultan's Harem. Odalisques were usually light-skinned young women to serve the Sultan in his harem during the Ottoman Empire. Here we witness the actual tattooing scene.

Light pleasant age toning. Condition is very good. Reverse side has unrelated text print.

21,8 x 31,1 cm (ca. 8.6 x 12.2")

$ 120.00

Order Nr. NORTHAFRICA251791


"Ein Kriegskanu der Neuseelaender aus frueherer Zeit"

8 x 13 cm ( 3.1 x 5.1 ")

Reverse side:

"Ein tattowierter Neuseelaender frueherer Zeiten"

10 x 8.3 cm ( 3.9 x 3.2 ")

Wood engravings after Cook, 1902.

Order Nr. NEWZEALAND245317 SOLD


„Ein Tatuirter Nukahiwer". (A complete tatooed man from Nukahewa, Marquesa Islands).
Habitans de Nukahiwa tatoue.

Lithograph by J. Honegger from „Naturgeschichte und Abblidung des Menschen..." by HeinrichRudolf Schinz. Zurich, 1845. (Native people of the world).

The interesting detailed tatoos on the whole body do not show well on this scan. Clean.

Page size: 36 x 26 cm (14.2 x 10.2")

$ 190.00

Order Nr. ETHNOLOGY 96011


„Ein Tatuirter Nukahiwer". (A complete tatooed man from Nukahewa, Marquesa Islands).
Habitans de Nukahiwa tatoue.

Lithograph by J. Honegger from „Naturgeschichte und Abblidung des Menschen..." by HeinrichRudolf Schinz. Zurich, 1845. (Native people of the world).

Some light stains visible only on the reverse side.

Good condition.

Page size: 29.5 x 23.5 cm ( 11.6 x 9.2 ")

$ 180.00

Order Nr. ETHNOLOGY251790


"Tikopia"

1,2,3,4 Portraits d'habitans de Tikopia; 5 Tatouage de la poitrine (Chest Tattoo)

Lithograph by Emelie Cornu after the drawings by Louis de Sainson (1801-1887)

From: Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe. Atlas historique by Jules Dumont D'Urville (1790-1842) Plate 189. Published in Paris, 1830-1835

Very good condition.

$ 220.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC 2537


Left : „Homme du Cap de Diemen" (with tattoo) - Right: „Enfant de Cap de Diemen".

Copper etching after the design by Jean Piron. From „Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 7. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the „Astrolabe" and the „Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Extreme lower right corner of margin printing ink spots. Not effecting image. Otherwise good condition.

Page size: 33 x 50 cm (13 x 19.7")

$ 250.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC 2552


„Tonga-Tabou"

1 Naou, jeune fille; 2 Natif de Tonga habitant des iles Viti; 3 Houitai, chef chretien a Mafanga;

4 Ata, chef chretien a Hifo; 5 Tatouage de la Cuisse des hommes (Thigh Tattoo)

Lithograph by Lebour after the drawings by Louis de Sainson (1801-1887)

From: Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe. Atlas historique by Jules Dumont D'Urville (1790-1842) Plate 76. Published in Paris, 1830-1835

Very good condition.

$ 220.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2543


"A Female British Pict"

Copper engraving from Ceaser's Commentaries 1753.
Print has minor spotting in margins. Left margin is somewhat narrow. Tiny repaired tear on bottom margin edge.

31 x 22 cm ( 12.2 x 8.6 ")

Order Nr. ENGLAND2079SOLD


"A Virgin British Pict"

Copper engraving from Ceaser's Commentaries 1753.
Print has minor spotting in margins. Left margin is somewhat narrow and has been reinforced.
Two repaired tears on left side. Tiny repair on upper image edge.

30.5 x 22 cm ( 12 x 8.6 ")

Order Nr. ENGLAND2080 SOLD


"A Male British Pict"

Copper engraving from Ceaser's Commentaries 1753.
Print has minor spotting in margins. Left margin is somewhat narrow.
Tiny piece of upper right margin corner missing.

31 x 22 cm ( 12.2 x 8.6 ")

Order Nr. ENGLAND2078 SOLD


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