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Opening of the Cinnabar mines in Tegora Hill, Upper Sarawak, 1880, 1880

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/65

Scope and Contents

240 x 188 mm. A view looking down on Chinese gardens and labourers' house in a jungle clearing at the Tegora Hill Cinnabar Mines situated some 60 miles from Kuching. The houses raised off the ground are Malay houses. A note on the reverse states that the tree in the centre of the print is a Tapa tree and supposed to be upwards of 200 feet high with parasitic pine in branches.

Dates

  • 1880

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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown.

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight fading at edges.

Existence and Location of Copies

Duplicate at Y302B/50.

General

PJ.

Originator(s)

Unknown

Finding aid date

2002-05-22 10:03:00+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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