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Creators:
Bruch, Carlos (Collector)
Dates:
n.d
Level:
series
Size:
1 Photomechanical print (004 in x 004 in mounted on 008 in x 011 in)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4095
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
circa 1971-circa 1983
Level:
file
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Photographic print (004 in x 006 in)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.8
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Rosin, Nancy
Dates:
[ca. 1879 - ca. 1890]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Photographic print : on mount 34.4 x 23 cm, hand coloring, image 25.6 x 20.4 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Two men expose their heavily tattooed backs.

It was customary for men who exposed much of their skin while working (i.e. grooms, construction workers) to tattoo themselves. These tattoos not only looked fearsome, but was also believed to protect the individual from harm.

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