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  • Rubber tapping : general view [2]

    Economy · Nature and Environment · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows an Indian plantation worker tapping a rubber tree. The V-shaped cuts in the bark ensure that the latex flows down to the cup at the bottom where it can later be collected. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
  • Rubber tapping : general view [1]

    Economy · Nature and Environment · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the back view of a man bending over to tap a rubber tree or possibly collecting the latex from an earlier tapping. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Rubber tapping, 1950s : half-length portrait [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of an Indian worker tapping rubber so that the sap would be collected in a small bowl at the bark of the rubber tree. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with...
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  • Rubber tapping, 1950s : half-length portrait [1]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of an Indian worker tapping rubber so that the sap would be collected in a small bowl at the bark of the rubber tree. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with...
    Reproduction Available
  • Rubber tapping, 1950s : full-length portrait

    Economy · Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of an Indian worker tapping rubber so that the sap would be collected in a small bowl at the bark of the rubber tree. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with...
    Reproduction Available