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Sumatra (Indonesia)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Divination book, Sumatra

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1559, Volume: Coll-1765 / SC-Acc-2016-0121
Identifier: Coll-1765
Scope and Contents

Comprises 18 bark leaves, with the first and last folds pasted to the covers, in 'harmonica' fold. Text in Batak script written in black ink. There 4 pages with different symbols, and 4 pages with tables, all done in red and black ink. Original wooden covers, of which the upper is carved with a relief of lizards.

Dates: 20th century

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

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

Papers in geography, history, and science, 1750-1781

Identifier: Coll205/2/2 (Dc.1.58)
Scope and Contents Approximately 75 mostly handwritten leaves, including a 2-page colour drawing of Burrum chundalle, an extract from a history of Louisiana by W. de Page du Pratz (1783); extract from a history of Sumatra by William Marsden (1783); extract from the 'Constitution of the German Empire', s.n., s.d.; extract from 'Baretti's Account of the Manners and Customs of Italy' (1775); extract from 'Baretti's Travels Thro' England Portugal Spain & France to Genoa (1760); extract from 'Travels thro'...
Dates: 1750-1781

Papers of Sir John Jackson

Identifier: Coll-1490
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the papers of Sir John Jackson, including: Photograph albums. Albums of newspaper clippings relating to Sir John Jackson's work, and to his and his family's personal life. Personal and business correspondence. Material relating to Sir John Jackson's candidacy as MP for Devonport in 1904, 1906, and 1910. ...
Dates: 1838-2002

Rambong on Glen Bervie, Sumatra, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2898
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a person standing next to a rambong or Ficus elastica bush in Glen Bervie, Sumatra in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s