Beating out barkcloth
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). Beating out barkcloth [digital image]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/771
93 x 68 mm. Showing a Ugandan woman seated in a hut beating out barkcloth against a stone with a wooden mallet. After a section of bark had been peeled from the tree, the outer layer was discarded and the rest alternately beaten and dried until a tough fibrous material was produced. Photograph taken circa 1906-1911.
start=1906; end=1911; scheme=DCTERMS.W3CDTF
Host Item: RCS Photograph Collection, Fisher Collection, Y3045C.
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