1922 Rotogravure Tahiti Hura Dance Bastille Day Celebration Culture Natives TMM1


This is an original 1922 sepia Rotogravure of Tahitians celebrating Bastille Day. Tahiti is the largest island of French Polynesia and is the center of the islands politically and culturally. Photography by Frederick O'Brien.


This 89+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 4.25 inches; 15 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: South Seas, Polynesian, Pacific Ocean, Pacific, Otaheite