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Tuba fishing, Perak River, 1890 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/33

Scope and Contents

149 x 112 mm. A view looking out over the Perak River showing men in canoees with nets. The sap of the root of the creeping plant tuba (dalbergia) is extracted by maceration in water and this, when thrown into the river brings the fish to the surface for netting.


  • Creation: 1890 - 1925


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Former / Other Reference

L-C 33



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..


Langham-Carter, William

Finding aid date

2002-05-10 12:16:55+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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