Inhabitants of the Caroline Islands
Inhabitants of the Caroline Islands in 1840.
Habitans des Iles Carolines
From the book: Natural History and pictures of the people and the different races and tribes according to the latest discoveries and most exquisite original research, edited by HR Schinz. Honeggersche Lithographic Institute, 3. Advanced ed. 1845 Zurich.
Ornamental tattooing from Africa, Borneo, Caroline Island, New Zealand and Japan. 1 African woman. 2 Chief Hirtin Paevata from New Zealand. 3 King Tauhiao 1825-1894 (King Tawhiao leader of the Waikato tribes, the second Māori King and a religious visionary. Member of the Ngāti Mahuta kiwi tribe ) from New Zealand. 4 Caroline islanders. 5.6. Hands and feet of a man from the tribe of Kayak on Borneo. 7 Japanese.
Source: Meyers encyclopedia. 5 Edition. Bibliographic Institute Leipzig. Article tattooing. (Bd.18)
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