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Makassar soldiers using blowpipes

The Makassar or Makassarese people are an ethnic group that inhabits the southern part of the South Peninsula, Sulawesi (formerly Celebes), in what is now Indonesia. (Source: Churchill A. A collection of voyages and travels, some now first printed from original manuscripts, others now first published in English. To which is prefixed, an introductory discourse [supposed to be written by the celebrated Mr. Locke] intitled, the whole history of navigation from its original to this time/Illustrated with maps and cuts, curiously engraved. Third edition. Vol. 2. London: Messrs. Churchill for Henry Lintot and John Osborn, 1744. Courtesy of the Wellcome Collection, London, England. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International [CC BY 4.0] License,