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The locust catcher, near Salamis, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1154

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Quarter-plate (landscape format). Always to be seen with his net of cotton stuff from mid-April to mid-May, just when locusts are young before they get wings to fly. Government alter price from week to week, reducing it as locusts grow in size, and so made fewer to the oke. Now the price is 2/2 the oke (20 piastres). Oke equals two and four-fifths pounds. This man has caught one and a half today, i.e. about 3/-.


  • Creation: 1908


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Finding aid date

2002-09-02 11:59:19+00:00

Includes index.

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