Vintage Tribal Body Art - A Photo Scrapbook
Dozens of early 20th century female portraits, ethnographic photographs of women featuring permanent body art, in digital format. An illustrated album in PDF ebook format for Acrobat Reader, with added rolling slideshow functions, transition effects between images great alternative to a screensaver, that you can browse at your own pace if you choose.
Primitive tattoos, fetishist scarification, ethnic piercings, lip plates and traditional ritual body markings. Fascinating and historic images from South and West African fetish-worshipping tribes such as the Cerere None, Diola, Foulah, Soussou, Malinke and Dahomey, and from the North Africa Casbahs and harems - tattooed Arab, Bedouin and Moorish beauties, as seen by photographers such as Fortier a great influence on the work of Picasso!. Dancers, witches and sorceresses, chiefs' wives, brides, village beauties.... An unusual ethnographic collection for amateur anthropologists, fans of ethnic curios, tribal magic and religion, ethnology and voodoo. Vintage postcards and old photos, including color tinted images. Art corporel, tatouages tribales, feticheuses africaines, scarifiées, piercées.