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Instruments used by Brazilian Rubber Collectors, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/70

Scope and Contents

Illustration of instruments used by Brazilian rubber collectors: a) a 'Machadinha' (small axe) for tapping; b) collecting cup; c) collecting vessel intowhich contents of cups are poured; e) saucer by means of which latex is poured over paddle f during smoking process. The paddle f (to the left) is shown covered with a layer of rubber.


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 82mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 82mm


81mm by 82mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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