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The "Burgess" Patent Rubber Tapping Knife, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2591

Scope and Contents

Illustration of a hand using the "Burgess" patent rubber tapping knife to carve a tree. The text notes that the knife was patented in England, the Straits, and Ceylon.


  • 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes, 3,465 slides

Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm


81mm by 81mm

Archivist's Note

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

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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