Formosan. Taiwanese aborigines in 19th century. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Hairdress and piercing of a woman from Central African Republic. Formally Ubangi-Shari Africa.
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… Read More
An elaborately Tattooed Japanese man. Tattooing of this complex and highly coloured type was at one time not uncommon in Japan. From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular… Read More
Tattoo Art on Boy from Burma (Myanmar), West Indies, 1900.
Tattooed Maori 1913, New Zealand. From the book: Picturesque New Zealand (1913) by Paul Gooding. Photography by Muir & Moodie; and Josiah Martin.
A Tungusian, Evenki in his ordinary Dress. Un Toungouse en Habit ordinaire. INCESSANTLY changing their place of abode, the habitations of the Evenki are as moveable as themselves. They consist of… Read More
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,… Read More