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Battak women pounding rice, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/15

Scope and Contents

354 x 267 mm. Showing a group of Battak women posed on a wooden platform, some holding the wooden poles used for pounding the rice, others with shallow baskets used for winnowing.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition apart from slight fading at edges.


Reproduced in: The Queens Empire. A pictorial and descriptive record, etc. (1897-1899), London : Cassell and Co., v. 1, p. 85 above the erroneous title Rice-dressing in the Straits Settlements.



Date information

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Finding aid date

2002-06-05 09:22:28+00:00

Repository Details

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