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Tattooing Instrument

Collector:
Col. Louis Metzger  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. Louis Metzger  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Tattoo Tool
Place:
Pava'ia'i, Tutuila Island, American Samoa, United States, Polynesia
Accession Date:
30 Mar 1965
Collection Date:
1942
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
260214
USNM Number:
E403425-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8432847

Tattooing Instrument

Collector:
Col. Louis Metzger  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. Louis Metzger  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Tattoo Tool
Place:
Pava'ia'i, Tutuila Island, American Samoa, United States, Polynesia
Accession Date:
30 Mar 1965
Collection Date:
1942
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
260214
USNM Number:
E403426-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8432848

Tattooing Kit

Donor Name:
Su'a Uilisone Fitiao  Search this
Height - Wooden Container:
32.5 cm
Maximum Diameter - Wooden Container:
17 cm
Length - Largest Tattoo Instrument:
27 cm
Width - Largest Tattoo Instrument:
5 cm
Height - Largest Tattoo Instrument:
7 cm
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Tattoo Set
Place:
Pago Pago / Matuu Village, Tutuila Island, American Samoa, United States, Polynesia
Accession Date:
17 Jan 2017
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2071956
USNM Number:
E434510-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_12159532

Tapa

Collector:
Col. Albert B. Steinberger  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. Albert B. Steinberger  Search this
Length - Object:
328 cm
Width - Object:
297 cm
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Barkcloth
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1875
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
003313
USNM Number:
E13699-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8339145
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Tatooing Instrument (2)

Collector:
Col. Albert B. Steinberger  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. Albert B. Steinberger  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Tattoo Tool
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1875
Collection Date:
1875
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
003313
USNM Number:
E14124-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8339241
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Tatooing Instrument (2)

Collector:
Col. Albert B. Steinberger  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. Albert B. Steinberger  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Tattoo Tool
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1875
Collection Date:
1875
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
003313
USNM Number:
E14125-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8339242
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Collection Ledger: 1 to 33668

Collection Creator:
Oldman, W. O. (William Ockleford), 1879-1949  Search this
Extent:
899 Digital images
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Date:
1902-1916
Collection Restrictions:
Digital access only. For physical access see the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa website. https://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/agent/4913
Collection Rights:
Copyright in the business records is owned by the Estate of W. O. Oldman represented by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Media Licensing, at: mediasalesandlicensing@tepapa.govt.nz.

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Collection Citation:
William Ockleford Oldman Archive research materials, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.RM.001, Item CA000231/001/0001
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William Ockleford Oldman Archive research materials
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-rm-001-ref6
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Tatau : a cultural history of Samoan tattooing / Sean Mallon and Sebastien Galliot ; with contributions from Tusiata Avia, Ron Brownson, Adrienne Kaeppler, Takahiro Kitamuro, Tupe Lualua, Tavita Maliko, Selina Tusitala Marsh, Leʻausalilo Lupematasila Fata ʻAuʻafa Sadat Muaiava, Lealiʻifano Albert L. Refiti, Benoit Robitaille, Nicholas Thomas, Nina Tonga, Maria Carolina Vesce, Maualaivao Albert Wendt, Sonya Withers, Rachel Yates

Author:
Mallon, Sean http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nb99026346 http://viaf.org/viaf/61776156  Search this
Galliot, Sebastien 1977- http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2018048770 http://viaf.org/viaf/173051436  Search this
Physical description:
327 pages ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Samoan Islands
Date:
2018
Topic:
Tattooing--History  Search this
Tribal tattoos--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105696

MS 2956 Ethnographic Data about Samoa

Collector:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Author:
Rieman, George B.  Search this
Steinberger, A. B. (Albert Barnes)  Search this
Field, Isobel, 1858-1953  Search this
Extent:
250 Pages
Culture:
Polynesians -- Samoan  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
n.d
Scope and Contents:
Ethnographic data, principally on Samoa including: I. Samoa. geographical outline, III. History and Discovery. Arrival of missionaries. U.S. Exploring Expedition. An Episode in Samoan History, IV Regulative organization, the family, the clan, caste, division of labor, rights of property, V. Clothing, ornaments, ceremonial paraphernalia, VI. Food and its preparation, VII. Procurement of food, hunting and fishing, rearing and cultivation, VIII. Houses and villages, household utensils, pets, IX. Method of transportation, roads and bridges, canoes, X. Ornamental arts, tapa painting, wood carving, tattooing, necklace making, combs, XI. Useful arts, raw materials, mats and tapa-making, house building, canoe making, dyes, paints, perfumes and gums, XII. War and peace, XIII. Feasts and fonos, ceremonies attending birth, circumcision, tattooing, marriage, etc, Ceremonies of welcome, mortuary customs, XIV. Religion, ancient superstitions, the Taboo, Totemism, modern religion of the Samoans, Strict observance of Sunday, XV. Myths and traditions, the origin of Samoa and its people, animal myths, XVI. Grammatical structure of Polynesian languages, ceremonial language, comparative vocabularies, XVII. Amusements, games, music, XVIII. Samoa fauna, reptiles and fishes, XIX. Vocabulary of vernacular names of samoan fishes
"Papalangee, or Uncle Sam in Samoa" by G. B. Rieman, U.S. Navy (Printed, n.d. (ca. 1872)), "Report upon Samoa, or the Navigator's Islands, Made to the Secretary of State,"by A.B. Steinberger Washington, 1874, "In Samoa with Stevenson! by Isobel Osbourne Strong, from Century Magazine, March 1902.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2956
Topic:
History -- Samoa  Search this
Music -- Samoa  Search this
Dancing -- Samoa  Search this
Games -- Samoa  Search this
Amusements -- Samoa  Search this
Samoan language  Search this
Folklore -- Samoa  Search this
Mythology -- Samoa  Search this
Superstition -- Samoa  Search this
Religion -- Samoa  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Samoa  Search this
Marriage customs and rites -- Samoa  Search this
Circumcision -- Samoa  Search this
Birth customs -- Samoa  Search this
Weapons systems -- Samoa  Search this
War -- Samoa  Search this
Perfumes -- Samoa  Search this
Dyes and dyeing -- Samoa  Search this
Matting -- Samoa  Search this
Tattooing -- Samoa  Search this
Wood-carving -- Samoa  Search this
Tapa -- Samoa  Search this
Handicraft -- Samoa  Search this
Art -- Samoa  Search this
Canoes and canoeing -- Samoa  Search this
Agriculture -- Samoa  Search this
Canoes -- Samoan  Search this
Fishing -- Samoa  Search this
Hunting -- Samoa  Search this
Bridges -- Samoa  Search this
Roads -- Samoa  Search this
Transportation -- Samoa  Search this
Pets -- Samoa  Search this
Tools -- Samoa  Search this
Villages -- Samoa  Search this
Housing -- Samo  Search this
Subsistence -- Samoa  Search this
Food -- Samoa  Search this
Decoration and ornament -- Samoa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Samoa  Search this
Kinship -- Samoa  Search this
Missionaries -- Samoa  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2956, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2956
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2956

The Tradition Bearers: Fourth Festival of Pacific Arts 1986

Physical description:
archival original one video cassette (28 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Tahitians  Search this
Tongans  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
Oceania
Tahiti
Date:
1986
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Dance  Search this
Instruments--musical instruments  Search this
Singing  Search this
Music  Search this
Percussion instruments  Search this
Crafts  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Games  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1998.16.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_366726

Belles of the South Seas ca. 1930s

Creator:
Castle, Eugene W  Search this
Physical description:
350 ft (15 min) silent b&w video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Oceania
Date:
1930
ca 1930s
Topic:
Tattooing  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1993.3.3
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219203

Miscellaneous negatives

Photographer:
Brady, Mathew B  Search this
O'Sullivan, Timothy H. 1840-1882  Search this
Bell, William 1830-1910  Search this
Pywell, William R  Search this
Mindeleff, Victor 1860-1948  Search this
Schadenburg, Alexander  Search this
Sloan, Thomas L Mrs  Search this
Moorhouse, Lee 1850-1926  Search this
Mooney, James 1861-1921  Search this
Barrett, Otis Warren  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Dinwiddie, William  Search this
Hillers, John K. 1843-1925  Search this
Gill, De Lancey W  Search this
Cook, C.C  Search this
Sawyer, Wells 1863-1960  Search this
Kroehle, J. Charles 1876-1902  Search this
Russell, Andrew J  Search this
Kopta, Emry  Search this
Moore, Riley D  Search this
Gilbert, Grove Karl 1843-1918  Search this
McGee, W. J. 1853-1912  Search this
Creator:
Hewett, Edgar Lee  Search this
Elio, John Bible  Search this
Sherman, Penoyer Levi  Search this
Myer, William Edward  Search this
Moore, Clarence B (Clarence Bloomfield) 1852-1936  Search this
Bushnell, David Ives Jr 1875-1941  Search this
Walter, Hough  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš 1869-1943  Search this
Willis, Bailey 1857-1949  Search this
United States Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian  Search this
Yellowstone Expedition of 1873  Search this
Kuhn Photo of Atlanta  Search this
Illustrator:
Eastman, Seth  Search this
Artist:
Heitmuller, Wilhelm  Search this
Collector:
Bache, René 1861-1933  Search this
Herndon, William Lewis  Search this
Gibbon, Lardner  Search this
Donor:
Bolles, T. Dix  Search this
Photographers:
Skeen and Company  Search this
Subject:
Kissell, Mary Lois  Search this
McDonnell  Search this
Prince, L. Bradford  Search this
Goode, George Brown family  Search this
Antonio Apache  Search this
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Jamestown (Virginia) Tercentenary Exposition (1907)  Search this
Depicted:
Parker, Quanah 1845?-1911  Search this
Smith, John  Search this
Physical description:
ca. 2700 negatives
Culture:
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Philippines  Search this
Flathead  Search this
American Indians weaving  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Omaha Indians  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Eskimo carving  Search this
American Indians fire signals  Search this
Amazonia  Search this
Hopi  Search this
Egypt art and architecture  Search this
Greece art and architecture  Search this
Rome art and architecture  Search this
Renaissance art and architecture  Search this
Iroquois village  Search this
Dioramas  Search this
Finnish spindle  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Walla Walla Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
American Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Samoan  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America Plateau  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Type:
Petroglyphs
Photographs
Place:
Oceania
Morgantown (W. Va.)
Southwest
Topic:
Weaving--American Indian  Search this
Mummies--fake  Search this
Baskets  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Tattoos  Search this
Cicatrization  Search this
Spindle--Finnish  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Archeology--frauds  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_2285

Portrait of Taupo (Village Virgin) with Knee Tattoo, in Costume and with Ornaments 1925

Creator:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Paramount-Flaherty Expedition  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 007 in x 010 in
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1925
Local number:
NAA INV 05272000
OPPS NEG 27571T
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_66496
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How the Story of "Moana" and Maui Holds Up Against Cultural Truths

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Lectures
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:42:12 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_3e47d605962bcd067d7f1b832d870033

Tattoos

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 01 Jan 2007 05:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_50ad87eaf5f3867dd1876b7f04af175f

Tattoo : bodies, art, and exchange in the Pacific and the West / edited by Nicholas Thomas, Anna Cole, and Bronwen Douglas

Author:
Thomas, Nicholas 1960-  Search this
Cole, Anna 1969-  Search this
Douglas, Bronwen  Search this
Physical description:
252 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Oceania
Date:
2005
Topic:
Tattooing--History  Search this
Tribal tattoos  Search this
Human body--Social aspects  Search this
Human body--Symbolic aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_824997

Tattoo / editor Aude Gros de Beler

Author:
Gros de Beler, Aude  Search this
Musée du quai Branly  Search this
Physical description:
303 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Pictorial works
Exhibition catalogs
History
Date:
2014
Topic:
Tattooing--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044330

Witnesses to history : a compendium of documents and writings on the return of cultural objects / edited by Lyndel V. Prott

Author:
Prott, Lyndel V  Search this
Unesco  Search this
Physical description:
xxvi, 439 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2009
Topic:
Cultural property--Repatriation  Search this
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Call number:
N8860 .W58 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_949546

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