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Rubber

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Item
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.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Interior of Coagulating Shed and Interior of Drying Shed, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/67
Scope and Contents Photographs of the interior of a coagulating shed showing the methods of washing and making sheet rubber by manual labour and the interior of a drying shed showing newly-made sheets (while) in different stages of drying. In the foreground note trays of 'scrap' rubber.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Jelutong Tree (Sarawak), [Malaysia], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3049
Scope and Contents Two photographs showing both the native and improved method of tapping Jelutong trees in Sarawak, Malaysia in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Large Ficus Elastica Planted in 1900 on Bandar Binang Estate, Sumatra, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2900
Scope and Contents Photograph of a large Ficus Elastica bush planted in 1900 on the Bandar Binang Estate, Sumatra with young Para rubber trees in the foreground.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Largest Para Rubber Tree in Cultivation, Botanic Gardens, Singapore, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3034
Scope and Contents Photograph of the largest Para rubber tree in cultivation in the Botanic Gardens, Singapore in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Latex Cart. Highlands and Lowlands, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1306
Scope and Contents Photograph of a cow drawing a latex cart in a farm yard next to an Indian man in the Highlands and Lowlands in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Latex Collecting Cups On a Para Rubber Tree, Botanic Gardens, Singapore, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3051
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man standing next to a Para rubber tree that has latex collecting cups attached to it at various intervals at the Botanic Gardens, Singapore in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Leaf and Fruit of Hevea Brasiliensis, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2599
Scope and Contents Photograph of the leaves and fruit of a Hevea Brasiliensis plant.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Leaf and Fruit of the Hevea Brasiliensis, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2600
Scope and Contents Illustration of a leaf and fruit of the Hevea Brasiliensis (Hooker); "Ciringa" tree (Indian rubber) size of nature by Henry A Wickham in 1869.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

[Man Using a Knife to Tap a Rubber Tree], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3052
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man using a knife to tap a rubber tree on a plantation in [Southeast Asia?] in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s