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1. Tanganyika Territory [i.e. Tanzania]. Drying sisal fibre on a plantation, in the Tanga District, 1924

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/29

Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse continues 'Sisal fibre is produced from the plant Agave sisalana and is used mainly for the manufacture of rope and binder twine. In 1923 it was the premier export crop of Tanganyika and this export was valued at £367,228'.

Dates

  • 1924

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Language of Materials

English

General

SG.

Finding aid date

2004-12-07 10:15:15+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

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