Mohave Tattooing and Face-Painting (1947) by Edith S. Taylor and William J. Wallace


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  • Article is 13 pages (pp. 1-13) 
  • RARE, OUT OF PRINT! Highly Collectible
  • original staple bound pamphlet
  • fully referenced with Bibliography
  • 8 illustrations
  • ISBN N/A
  • Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, 1947
  • SUBJECT LISTING: Anthropology; Indigenous Studies; Tattoo; Body-Painting; Visual Studies
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  • SOLD (7/11/2024)!


Mohave Tattooing and Face-Painting is a rare out-of-print illustrated pamphlet covering in detail the tattooing and face-painting practices of the Indigenous Mohave/Mojave people of the Southwest USA. This is the original 1st edition published in November 1947 in the Southwest Museum’s Leaflets (No. 20). 

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*Condition: Very Good. Solid and firm copy. Staple bound. Pages are clean and unmarked with the exception of the cover (see pic) that contains name of former owner in ink and highlighted section (i.e., WILLIAM J. WALLACE). Interior in excellent condition, no marks or tears. Paperback. Includes 8 illustrations (incl. photos) and full bibliography.