Prizing bark of Mutuba Tree
Fisher, Alfred Hugh 1867-1945
Great Britain. Colonial Office. Visual Instruction Committee
Royal Commonwealth Society Library. Cambridge University Library. University of Cambridge.
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Unknown author (2004). Prizing bark of Mutuba Tree [digital image]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/770
104 x 137 mm. Showing a Ugandan scraping bark from the mutuba tree. The bark was made into cloth by the process seen in the following plate. Barkcloth clothes which cannot be washed and are easily spoilt by rain, were quickly superseded by calico ('amerikani') with the influx of Europeans in the early years of the century. Photograph taken circa 1906-1911.
start=1906; end=1911; scheme=DCTERMS.W3CDTF
Host Item: RCS Photograph Collection, Fisher Collection, Y3045C.
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