Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, Jacques, 1757-1810 :Homme de l'Isle de Ste Christine. J G St Sauveur inv. direx; J Laroque sculp. [Paris, 1796?]

Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, Jacques, 1757-1810 :Homme de l'Isle de Ste Christine. J G St Sauveur inv. direx; J Laroque sculp. [Paris, 1796?]
Date
1796
By
Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, Jacques, 1757-1810; Laroque, J, active 1796
Ref
A-442-035
Description
Engraving shows a man of Santa Cristina (Tahuata), an island in the Marquesas, wearing a feather headdress. He wears a cloak hanging down his back, a short fringed skirt, and fringed garters on his upper arms and upper calves. A large pendant hangs around his neck, and his feather earrings have ribbons haning from them. He hold a large club in his left hand, and in his right hand he holds up an unidentified yellow ridged fruit. The work is likely to be from Grasset de Saint-Sauveur's "Encyclopedie des voyages ..." published in Paris in 1796. Other Titles - Sculpsit Other Titles - Man of Santa Cristina Island Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - [Title] Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Handcoloured engraving, image 178 x 117 mm, plate 218 x 144 mm, on page 249 x 184 mm.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Watercolours, Ethnographic illustrations, Handcoloured engraving, image 178 x 117 mm, plate 218 x 144 mm, on page 249 x 184 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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