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Cutch works, Sandakan, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4412

Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). The Bakau Co Ltd: turns out about 80 tons per month: exported to England, France Germany, Holland, U.S.A. The best cutch is obtained from the Tungah tree. Tungah tree gives 61-63% of tannin absorbable by hide. [Showing forest behind and a tram-lines leading from the works along ? pier].


  • 1909

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Existence and Location of Copies

CN 981.



Finding aid date

2002-09-19 15:08:21+00:00

Includes index.

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