photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); a Marquesan man's skull covered in tapa cloth, with a piece of twisted tapa rope threaded through both sides of the skull; tattoo designs have been painted onto the tapa cloth.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
Height: 12.10 centimetres
Width: 17 centimetres
- Curator's comments
The object in this image can also be seen in Panoff, M.1995. Tresors des iles Marquises. p.129.
It seems likely that the image may have been in the photographic collection of the Bernice P Bishop Museum, indicated by the numerical stamp given on the reverse of the image.
- Not on display
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 13447 (Bernice P Bishop Museum Library Number)