Images of indigenous women have often been framed solely through the white male gaze and much can be said about the gendered and western gaze on the women embodied in archival photographs/images and the loss of historical context.
If you search online for ‘Fiji tattoo women’, these two images will feature in your search results. Incorrectly identified as one woman, they are in fact two different women.
These illustrations of Ra Ege from Tawaleka, [Nadroga] and Nudua from Matawalu, [Ba] were made by German naturalist and artist Theodor Kleinschmidt in the late 1870s.
(Information from Kleinschmidt, T. (1984). “Theodor Kleinschmidt’s Notes on the Hill Tribes of Viti Levu, 1877-1878.” Domodomo 2(4): 146-190)