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Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

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Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Title: The New England magazine
Year: 1887 (1880s)
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Publisher: Boston : [New England Magazine Co.]

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buffalo to water from his donkey when meeting a Moslem inthe street yet as a survival of the old regu-lation he wears a turban about the fez, andhis wife, concealed in her dark blue gownwhich is interwoven with silver, hides herface behind the horsehair, vizor-like veil.No a lot more superstitious creature exists thanthe Bagdad Jew. Thirty-5 years ago hewas excommunicated for sending his chil-dren to college, and when under the ban noone may feed him or give him operate. Hiswife may not appear into a mirror, nor sweep the floor, nor bring a saucepan into thehouse after dark. When her youngster dies sheforgets the Hebrew law and requires into thehousehold a pig to guard the other childrenfrom the evil eye if the pig must die itsskin is used for their clothes. The Arabs of Bagdad are mostly Bed-ouins who have deserted their wanderinglife for the peace of the city. The menwear the Turkish fez or the head-dress ofthe desert, the lengthy aba and the red, pointedshoes the females tattoo their faces and

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The tomb of Sheik Omar, 1 of the crucial shrines of Bagdad 184 NEW ENGLAND MAGAZINE sometimes their entire bodies with an in-tricate pattern of vines and flowers, dye theirnails with henna, and decorate their earsand noses with rings. It is now seldom thatthe young Arab noble, mounting his pure-blooded horse, joins his companions inraces and sports outdoors the city. Nolonger is his really like for adventure so greatthat he loads his camels with merchandiseand crosses the desert, or embarks at theport of Busreh on a sailing-ship to the un-recognized parts of the globe. The story-teller,it is accurate, sits in the cafe as of old, but hisstories attract only these who are fond oftheir lewdness. The same massive white don-key from the far distant city of Hassa, withthe finish of its tail and its forehead dyed withhenna, like the beards of the Persians, stillbrings the water from the river. The fish-erman wanders along the Tigris and, although calling upon Allah to aid him, casts his netinto the water but h

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Title: The body and its ailments: a handbook of familiar directions for care and health-related aid in the far more usual complaints and injuries
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Napheys, George H. (George Henry), 1842-1876
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Publisher: Philadelphia, H. C. Watts &amp co.

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hy vascular appearance of that of a fair-complexioned Euro-pean, The artificial colors imparted to the skin by tattooing, sofrequently seen amongst sailors, and of which such curious and oftenvery sophisticated examples are identified among the South Sea Islanders,are indelible, residing as they do in the true skin, and can only beremoved by the destruction of the part. They may possibly, even so, beconcealed, for a time at least, by pricking in over the marks a finerouge of the precise color of the skin, repeating the operation whennecessary. Hairs are identified upon practically every portion of the surface of thebody, except the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet. Ahair is composed of a bulb or root, which is the part imbedded in theskin of a shaft, which is the totally free portion and of a point. In figure2, there is shown the inside of a hair, by which it will be observed to bea delicate tube. The minute canal there pictured is filled with air.The walls of the hair tube are double, the outer coat consisting of3*

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30 Structure and Action of the Physique. flat scales, the inner coat of cells which include the coloring matter. The surface of each and every hair is as a result covered by minute scales, like 2 these of a fish. They overlap every single other from root to point, which is the cause that a hair, when drawn via the fingers from the root to the point, feels smooth, but rough when drawn from point to root. The number of the hairs on a healthy head have been calculated to be more than a hundred thousand. The hair of the head grows at the rate of about eight or ten inches a year. The influence of the mind upon the colour and development of the hair of the head is well recognized, fear, anxiety, and dismal emotions weakening it and turning it gray. Typically, the alter in colour is gradual, but genuine situations are on record of theInsideofahair. hair turnmg gray in a single nigllt A tedious night indeed, that tends to make a young man old, The topic of hair washes and tonics will occupy us in theirproper location, in accordance with

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Title: The uncivilized races of men in all countries of the globe becoming a comprehensive account of their manners and customs, and of their physical, social, mental, moral and religious characteristics. By Rev. J. G. Wood… With new styles by Angas, Danby, Wolf, Zwecker… 1871
Year: 1871 (1870s)
Authors: Wood, John George, 1827-1889
Subjects: Ethnology. Manners and customs. Savages
Publisher: J. B. Burr and company

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(1.) A SCENE IN THE NICOBAR ISLANDS. (See web page 897.)

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(2.) THE OUTANATAS AND THEIR WEAPONS. (See web page 902.) (903) CHAPTEK XCI. NEW GUINEA— ConMed. THE ALFOERS OR HARAFORAS — Various REPORTS RESPECTING THEM — THEIR MODE OF GOVERNMENT— AN ALFOERIAN DIVORCE COURT—TREPANG COLLECTING — DESTRUCTION OF House —FUNERAL RITES—TRIBES OF THE SOUTH-EASTERN COAST—A QUAINT DRUMMER — DRESS ANDORNAMENT—THE TATTOO — THE Complete-DRESS PETTICOAT — HAIR-DRESSING — EXCELLENCE OFTHEIR CANOES—AN INGENIOUS SAIL — HOW TO Cease A LEAK — THE PIG-PET—ARCHITECTURE —DEFENCE AGAINST VERMIN — Houses OF REDSCAR BAY — DREAD OF STEEL — TRIBES OF THENORTH-WEST COAST—THEIR CANOES — MODES OF FISHING — AQUATIC Houses — MODE OF GOV-ERNMENT— APPOINTMENT OF A NEW CHIEF — NEW GUINEA WEDDINGS—THE KARWAR, ORHOUSEHOLD GOD — THE WAR-DANCE — CEREMONIES AT FUNERALS. We should here give a quick space to sometribes named by numerous names, such asHaraforas, Alfouras, and Alfoers, and sup-posed by numerous ethnologists to be a sepa-rat

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Title: Stewart’s hand book of the Pacific islands a reputable guide to all the inhabited islands of the Pacific Ocean, for traders, vacationers and settlers
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Allen, Percy S
Subjects: Oceania — Guidebooks
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : McCarron, Stewart &amp co., ltd.

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onial occasions the males andwomen revert to the old national garb by wearing their fine mats or tapas asclothing. Tattooing is universally practised. A young man is not supposed to meetother guys on equal terms until he has been tattooed. The tattooing is per-formed by skilled operators, on specific occasions which are marked by feastingand the providing of presents. The tatooing extends from a line above the hipbones practically to the knees, and the pattern is practically the exact same for everybody from a small distance it appears as if the colour had been laid on uniformly andsolidly. The missionaries at first attempted to abolish the practice, and laws-were created against it, but to no avail. The custom will doubtless disappear Possessing a 1,500 mile Coastline, washed by tiie mightyPacific Ocean and having also each variety of soil and climate QUEENSLAND The Scenic and Resourceful North-Eastern State of Australia Ofifers a field of unbounded and varied scope to theTRAVELLER, SCIENTIST INVESTOR or SELECTOR

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SCENE OX BOWEN HARBOUR. NORTH QUEENSLAND. LAND SETTLEMENT. Unparalleled by any other country in the Planet are the&ltenerous terms and situations presented to men attracted bythe lure of potential wealth in Queenslands greatprimar}- industries comprising cattle rearing, sheep breed-ing, sugar cultivation, dairying, mixed farndng, fruit-growing and tropical agriculture. TOURIST RESORTS. TIk- recognised best winter tour of the Commonwealth isthe far-famed scenic trip to North Queensland. Sailingalong the picturesque Eastern seaboard, flanked by theGreat Barrier Reef, the Tourist views chains of verdantislands, the Whitsunday Passage, Hinchinbrook Channel,and, then, travelling more than the scenic Cairns Railway, thewonderful Barron Gorge and Barron Falls. 1st-class Hotels, Tennis, Shooting and Fishing await the Tourist. ■ For additional detailed info and illustrated handbooks dealingwith the States Sources and Tourist Attractions write to— THE QUEENSLAND GOVERNIVIENT INTELLIGE

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Friday, December 26th, 2014

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Title: The story of Captain Cook’s three voyages round the world
Year: 1870 (1870s)
Authors: Jones, M
Subjects: Cook, James, 1728-1779 Voyages about the globe
Publisher: London : Cassell, Petter &amp Galpin

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they have been seeking it, a canoe put off to them with acouple of males in it, who handed them some plantains in avery encouraging manner. Yet another of the natives was soexceedingly friendly, that he swam to the ship, and stayedon board two nights. All this was promising but, whenthey went ashore, it was located there was not significantly to begot at Easter Island: no wood, no fish, no water worthhaving and although the folks were peaceable and civil,they have been, if possible, worse thieves than these alreadyencountered. The really hats had been scarcely safe on theheads of the visitors [it should be owned that in Englandwe at times steal elderly peoples gold spectacles off theirnoses!] pockets seemed made only to be picked by theEasterlings, who, further, were so adroit at filching backagain the numerous things they had sold, that the exact same articlewas often purchased by our people three or 4 timesover, and they did not get it following all. These ingeniousfolk did not care whom they robbed one particular man coolly dug

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THE MARQUESAS. IIQ up his neighbours potatoes, in which he carried on a brisktrade with the ship till the owner appeared, complete of righteousindignation, and place a cease to his dishonest advertising. The island was chiefly remarkable for some immensestatues, or rather busts, of stone, rudely sculptured, whichhad been noticed by earlier navigators. One particular of thesemeasured fifteen feet in height, and six across the shoulders.What they were no a single knew some supposed them tobe idols : Captain Cook thought they have been merely to markthe burial areas of the natives. A party from the ship,who took a stroll into the country, were civilly marshalledalong by a painted, tattooed old native, carrying a piece ofwhite cloth on his spear, flag fashion and in passing somehuts had been hospitably treated to roasted potatoes, sugarcanes, and water to drink, which, though extremely negative, wasmost welcome to their thirsty throats. It was dealt outto them with scrupulous care that no 1 should get morethan his neighbour. As

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Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

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Title: Bird-life a guide to the study of our typical birds
Year: 1898 (1890s)
Authors: Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946
Subjects: Birds
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and organization

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for his discretion in judging distances andknowing just when to fly, he would long ago have disap-peared from the haunts of man. We might now be afew fish richer, but would they repay us for the loss ofthis genius of wooded shores ? WOODPECKERS AND WRYNECKS. (ORDER PICI.) Woodpeckers. (Family members Picidje.) The three hundred and fifty identified species of Wood-peckers are represented in all the wooded parts of theworld except the Australian region and Madagascar.Practically 1 half this number are discovered in the NewWorld, and of these twenty-five occur in North America. Few birds look far better adapted to their mode of lifethan Woodpeckers, the structure of their bill, tongue,tail, and feet being admirably suited to their requirements. The notes of Woodpeckers can not be termed musical,and their chief contribution to the springtime chorus is arolling tattoo which resembles the h-r-r-r-ring call of thetree frogs. The feathered drummer selects a resonantlimb and pounds out his song with a series of strokes de-

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Plate XL. Page 137. COWBIKD. Length, 7-90 inches. Mate, head and neck all about dark coffee-brownrest of plumage glossy greenish black. Female, dirty brownish graythroat whitish. ■HI WOODPECKERS. . 115 livered so rapidly that his head becomes a series of mazyheads. Watch the Downy Woodpecker, our commonestspecies, even though he is engaged in this surprising perf orm-Downy Woodpecker, ance How he appears to appreciate it! HisDryohates pubescem entire look is martial and defi-medianus. ant. It is his challenge to the Wood-pecker planet. Soon after every roll he looksproudly about him and perhaps utters his call-note, asharp peek, peek, which suggests the sound made bya marble cutters chisel. More seldom this get in touch with is pro-longed into a connected series, when one particular can readilyimagine that the quarrier has dropped his tool. The Downy is a hardy bird and is with us throughoutthe year. In the winter he forms a partnership with theChickadee and Nuthatch, and if the great this trio doescould be express

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Title: Bird-life : a guide to the study of our frequent birds
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946
Subjects: Birds — United States
Publisher: New York : D. Appleton

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for his discretion in judging distances andknowing just when to fly, he would long ago have disap-peared from the haunts of man. We may well now be afew fish richer, but would they repay us for the loss ofthis genius of wooded shores ? WOODPECKERS AND WRYNECKS. (ORDER PICI.) Woodpeckers. (Faintly Picid^.) The three hundred and fifty known species of Wood-peckers are represented in al the wooded parts of theworld except the Australian, region and Madagascar.Practically a single half this quantity are found in the NewWorld, and of these twenty-5 occur in North America. Couple of birds look greater adapted to their mode of lifethan Woodpeckers, the structure of their bill, tongue,tail, and feet being admirably suited to their wants. The notes of Woodpeckers can not be termed musical,and their chief contribution to the springtime chorus is arolling tattoo which resembles the h-r-r-r-.ring get in touch with of thetree frogs. The feathered drummer selects a resonanthmb and pounds out his song with a series of strokes de-

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Plate XL. Page 137. COWBIKD. Length, 7-90 inches. Male, head and neck all about dark coffee-brown rest of plumage glossy gre lish black. Female, dirty brown-ish gray throat whitish. WOODPECKERS. 115 livered so quickly that his head becomes a series of mazyheads. Watch the Downy Woodpecker, our commonestspecies, although he is engaged in this surprising execute-Downy Woodpecker, ^^^^^- How he appears to get pleasure from it! HisDryohates puhenctns wholc appearance is martial and defi-medianus. ^nt. It is his challenge to the Wood-pecker planet. After each and every roll he looksproudly about him and maybe utters his get in touch with-note, asharp peek^ peek, which suggests the sound produced bya marble cutters chisel. Far more hardly ever this get in touch with is pro-longed into a connected series, when one can readilyimagine that the quarrier has dropped his tool. The Downy is a hardy bird and is with us throughoutthe year. In the winter he forms a partnership with theChickadee and Nuthatch, and if the great this trio doescould be expressed

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Twenty 3 these days. What happened to Jodie and Gemma’s tattoo, which was in Discover yesterday? I’ve been waiting for it to show up in Scout, but Gemma’s bum came up rather. Already out of Discover as well. Talk about volatile!

1. Gemma’s Bum, two. Navagio, 3. Beach Photographer, 4. Freddie RIP, five. Caretta Caretta, six. Abandoned Fishing Boat, 7. Coffeeshop Waitress, eight. On Golden Pond?,

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17. Acropolis Sunset, 18. Encounter on a Dusty Road, 19. Table Mountain, from Bloubergstrand, 20. Navagio, Zakynthos, 21. Navagio, Zakynthos, Greece, 22. Cute Girl, 23. Tsilivi Sunrise 24Sept2004

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Title: Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution
Year: 1846 (1840s)
Authors: Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents United States National Museum. Report of the U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Institution. Report of the Secretary
Subjects: Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Institution. Archives Discoveries in science
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution

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ney Eound the World, p. 204, Vol. i. (1841). X Vancouver, Voyages, Vol. ii, p. 408, states that the copper or brass corrodesthe lacerated parts, and by consuming the flesh progressively iricrenses the orifice untilit is .sufficiently massive to admit tl&gte wooden appendagf. 256 EXPLANATION OF PLATE IV. Chief Kitkun, of the Haida Village of Las Keek, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. From a photograph in the U. S. National Musejm. Kitkun is here chosen as a sort of the Haida Indian. The rank which he heldin 1873 was that of a petty chief of the village, his brother, Chief Klue, becoming thehead chief. On the death of his brother, Kitkun became head chief of the village,assuming the hereditary title. Chief Klue. The tattoo mark on the breast repre-sents Kaliatla, the cod-fish, and that on his arms Cheena, the salmon. The designon liis back is shown in Fig. 2, Plate V, and represents Wasko, a mythologicalbeing of the wolf species. Report of National Museum, 1888.—Niblack. Plate IV.

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Chief Kitkun, of the Haida Village of Las Keek, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. EXPLANATION OF PLATE V.

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Title: The Australian abroad on branches from the major routes round the planet
Year: 1885 (1880s)
Authors: Hingston, James, b. 1830
Subjects: Australia — Description and travel East Asia — Description and travel New Zealand — Description and travel Middle East — Description and travel
Publisher: Melbourne, W. Inglis

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tist has a fine field just before him. A prominent nose, like to Wellingtons 2o6 The Main Routes Round the Globe. or Artemus Wards, can be properly decorated on both sides — a broad onecan be only so accomplished down the bridge of it. A Walter Scott forehead canhave wonders accomplished upon its surface, and a chin like to a hand of pork, or liketo the first Napoleons, can be improved upon to any extent. Whether or not cheekswill look ideal with curved lines or straight ones, and which way the curvesshall go, is all matter of art, higher art. A face may be painted in designs adozen instances before that which is to stand for all time—the owners time—isdetermined upon. If the subject, or patient, be of any standing or con-sequence, the opinion of his relatives and friends is typically sought by the artist.He is sent house to them with the painted face that they might approve thedesign. The photographer of the present day adopts this concept when he sendsus the 1st proof of his adverse. Take it, he says, and ask your buddies

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ARTISTIC TATTOOING (two). opinion of it. When the design has been lastly authorized of, then troublebegins. With points and edges of sharp sea-shells the victim of vanity is discomfort-fully excoriated, and a blue colouring matter, got largely from a shell-fish, isintroduced into his wounds. A small of this operate goes a long way at a time,and the skin is left to heal up. To do a whole face will take from 3 tosix months, and actually fantastic works some of these tattooed heads look. Inmost European museums one of them will be found. A excellent trade was carriedon in tattooed Maori heads a lot of years ago, until Governor Grey stopped it,and seized a sackful of heads that had been placed on shipboard for exporta-tion. Such exports fetched good rates, and, as the Maories have the Egyptianembalming secret of preserving them in excellent condition, a profitablebusiness to them seemed as a result to have been suddenly crushed. Such inter- Aji Artistic Procedure. 207 ference with free of charge trade was the much more to be deplored

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Title: The boy travellers in Australasia : adventures of two youths in a journey to the Sandwich, Marquesas, Society, Samoan and Feejee islands, and through the colonies of New Zealand, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, and South Australia
Year: 1889 (1880s)
Authors: Knox, Thomas Wallace, 1835-1896 Harper &amp Brothers. pbl
Subjects: Voyages and travels Adventure and adventurers Tutors and tutoring Friendship Sailing Sailors Animals Organic history
Publisher: New York : Harper &amp Brothers

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is of stoical mood. Only a handful of square inches can be operated on at a time. The fleshswells and becomes very sore, and the efficiency can not be repeateduntil the swelling subsides and the patient has gathered strength andrecovered from the fever into which he is generally thrown. We aretold that the custom is far less prevalent than when the islands werefirst found, and it will most likely die out in one more generation ortwo. The marks produced by tattooing are permanent, and no applicationhas ever been located that will take away them. We have seen many menwhose complete bodies have been tattooed, other individuals whose arms and faces hadalone been wrought upon, and other individuals again who had kept their facesfree from marks but had their bodies covered. 1 old fellow con-sented to stand for his photograph in consideration of becoming rewardedwith a hatchet and some fish-hooks, Avhicli we willingly gave him. Weadded a pocket-knife, which he received with a grunt of satisfaction, but TATTOOING IN THE MAKQUESAS. 55

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A yiEW IN NOOKAHEEVA. without having deigning to say Thank you, or something hke its equivalent.He said his name was Gattanewa, and that he was grandson of a formerchief of that name. The faces of the females are not tattooed, except that now andthen they have a black line on the upper lip, which is really suggestiveof a budding mustache. One particular pretty woman was pointed out to us whowas mentioned to be the daughter of a chief her hands and arms had been tat-tooed, the tattooing on the arms extending practically to tlie elbow. At alittle distance she seemed to have on a pair of embroidered gloves, and 56 THE BOY TRAVELLERS IN AUSTRALASIA. this fact recommended an thought. Why could not the ladies of civihzed landshave their hands tattooed in imitation of gloves, and therefore save them-selves the trouble and expense of donning a new pair so usually ? Aningenious artist could do it nicely, and he may possibly even tattoo the buttonsin their locations, so that the gloves could have no achievable possibility of slip-ping off or acquiring out of

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