Antique Print-TAHITI-DANCER-WOMAN-COSTUME-POLYNESIA-Wahlen-1844

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Danseuse a Taiti. – Handcoloured plate showing a female dancer from Tahiti, an island in French Polynesia.

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‘Danseuse a Taiti.’

Handcoloured lithograph, heightened with Arabic gum on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 16,3 x 25,7 cm. (6,4 x 10,1 inch). Image size: 10 x 17 cm. (3,9 x 6,7 inch).

From the Oceania volume of “Moeurs, Usages et Costumes de tous les Peuples de Monde” by Auguste Wahlen. This was published in Paris: Poiree, Pilout, Duterte and Martinon, 1844.

Made by an anonymous engraver after ‘Auguste Wahlen’. Author: Auguste Wahlen. Various artists are responsible for the illustrations, most notably Evrard Duverger, L. Markaert and R. King.

Condition: Good, given age. Browned, and with some small stains. Mostly along paper edges. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: TAHITI-DANCER-WOMAN-COSTUME-POLYNESIA

PCO-C9-11

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Dimensions 25 × 16 × 1 cm

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