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CONDITIONThis 127 year old Item is rated Very Fine...View full product details This is an original 1884 black and white in-text wood engraving that depicts the traditional attire of men and women from the Manyuema tribe in Africa. View full product details This is an original 1884 black and white in-text wood engraving of a scantily clad African couple of the Shir tribe, standing in front of several traditional village structures. View full product details This is an original 1890 black and white wood engraving of a Bari Woman from Equatoria (South Sudan), Africa.From everything I’d heard, read or seen about Papua New Guinea, it was death itself to go to that little-visited island off the northeast coast of Australia.A recent Internet story included the capital, Port Moresby, on its Top 10 Hells on Earth list, and everyone said the country was crawling with venomous snakes, disease, rampant “raskols” (the PNG term for robbers, murderers and rapists) and tribal wars — just the kind of place your grandmother told you never to go.Using the Hand-Tapping method, women would endure a ritual of tattoos; in a process lasting up to 4 weeks, the girls will live with their tattooist and are kept in a state of seclusion.
The population of over 7 million people lives in customary communities, which are as diverse as the languages.Occasionally the dominant male figure would add special tattoos to her if he had killed a man, or had exceptional fishing abilities or trading skills.All of these markings were ritualistic, and in some cases erotic.From her shoulders down to her buttocks would be tattooed as well as the back of the thighs and legs.When ready for marriage, V-shaped designs from the neck down to the belly button were tattooed.