50.0 MB (4.6 MB compressed)
3413 x 5120 pixels
29.0 x 43.4 cm ⏐ 11.4 x 17.1 in (300dpi)
PAUL D STEWART / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PAUL D STEWART / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Early Lithographic print by Carl Brodtmann from "Dr. Shinz, Naturgeschichte und Abbilldungen des Menschen der verschiedenen" 1827, with later hand colouring, of a Marquesas warrior with traditional tribal tattoos. Nuka Hiwa is the largest island of the Marquesas. The Nukahivans were famous for their elaborate tattoos. This warrior holds the large hardwood war club for which they were also renowned.
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