Instruments used by Brazilian Rubber Collectors

Scope and Content

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.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013


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