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Maker(s):Arago, Jacques Etienne Victor
Culture:French, (1790-1855)
Title:Maniére de faire du feu, des Naturels de Rawack et de Wacgiou (The manner in which the indigenous population of Rawack island and Waigeo island make fire.)
Date Made:Published by Pierre Langlumé (Poitiers 1790 - Paris 1830)
Materials:Lithograph on moderately thick, moderatley textured, cream- colored paper
Measurements:sheet: 13 13/16 in x 10 in; 35.1 cm x 25.4 cm
Accession Number:  SC 2018.34.13
Credit Line:purchased

two people sitting on the ground and rubbing sticks on a block to start a fire; colonialism; indigenous people; Waigeo and Rawack (Moluccas) people; fire starting


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