Skip to main content

The Pahata or Wooden Plank, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/733

Scope and Contents

Photograph of two men standing on a pahata or wooden plank 'which drivers stand on it to increase the pressure' on the cattle that are harnessed to it. Part of the Survey of the India Office, Calcutta, 190[?].


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 81mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 81mm


82mm by 81mm

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

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
+44(0)131 650 8379