March 21, 2014 | Categories: History, Photography, Uncategorized, Weird, Women's Issues | Tags: 19th century, abortifacients, Abortion, AMERICA, American Medical Association, Back alley abortion, Death, Female, Fight, Health, History, Medical, medical doctors, Obama, Photo, Photography, Politics, Pregnancy, Pregnant, Pro-Choice, Pro-life, quickening, Society, Tea Party, the American Medical Association, the quickening, USA, Weird, Woman, Womens Health, Womens Rights | Leave a comment
Major General Horatio Gordon Robley with his collection of Mokomokai tattooed heads. Mokomokai are the preserved heads of Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, where the faces have been decorated by tā moko tattooing. They became valuable trade items during the Musket Wars of the early 19th century.
December 17, 2013 | Categories: History, Photography, Pursuit of Happiness, The Drama Of It All, Weird | Tags: 1895., 19th century, collection, Death, early 19th century, facial tattoos, History, Horatio Gordon Robley, indigenous people, mokomokai, Musket Wars, Māori, New Zealand, Photo, Photography, preserved heads, Society, The early 19th century, tā moko tattooing, War, Warfare, Weird, World History | Leave a comment