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Haida Man & Woman, Tatooing [sic]
  • D.M. Horkmans
  • Haida Man & Woman, Tatooing [sic], circa 1905
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass lantern slide
  • Object Height/Width: 8.3 x 10.1 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7957
Description

Glass lantern slide of a drawing that shows a standing man and woman. The woman is on the facing left and is turned toward the viewer. She has a skirt around her waist and holds a long stick in her right hand. She has formline design tattoos on both arms, both legs, and sternum. The male figure is turned away from the viewer, wearing short pants and a headband. He has formline design tattoos of two animals on his back.