- Museum number
- Object: Danse les Femmes dans les iles Sandwich (Womens dance in the Sandwich Islands)
Scene depicting a group of women dancing, wearing ceremonial costumes, in front of White men, wearing suits and top hats sitting on the right of the image, and a crowd of men and women sitting and standing in the background. The dancers wear cloth wrap skirts, personal ornaments and have a section of their hair limed at the front. 1822.
Lithograph, with brown, green, yellow and pink tones.
- Production date
Height: 25.10 centimetres
Width: 40.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Published in: Choris, Louis (1822) "Voyage pittoresque autour du monde: avec des portraits de sauvages s'Amerique, d'Asie, a'Afrique, et des iles du Grand Ocean/ des paysages, des vues maritimes, et plusieurs objets d'histoire naturelle".
It is believed that this print was bound together (see holes on side and/or top of print) alongside other prints by Louis Choris, which are now part of the BM Pictorial Collection.
Related image: Oc2006-PRT91 (same hairstyle and personal ornaments)
- Not on display
- Two holes, on right of print. Torn edges of print, with adhesive tape on reverse.
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Voyage pittoresque autour du monde
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: KXT.Oc.24 (Old BM series number)
Miscellaneous number: XVI (Plate number)