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Brazil

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Aqueduct of Belem, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/687
Scope and Contents Photograph of the aqueduct at Belem in Brazil in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Brazilian Method of Curing Para Rubber, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3233
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man demonstrating the Brazilian method of curing Para rubber by holding it in a cup over a campfire in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

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

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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

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Ball, mid-late 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/14
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Ball asking him if he could recommend a source of information on the geology of the Brazilian interior.
Dates: mid-late 19th century

Ongole Heifer - Sent to Brazil, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/822
Scope and Contents Photograph of an Ongole heifer that was sent to Brazil grazing in a paddock in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Sketch Map of the Valley of the Amazon Where Original Stock of Hevea Came from, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3285
Scope and Contents Sketch of a map of the Amazon valley indicating the locality on the Tapajos plateaux where the original stock of the plantation Hevea came from in 1876.
Dates: 1870s-1930s