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2. Stripping the bark from the 'bark-cloth' tree. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/2

Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '2. The bark is stripped from the tree and hammered out with wooden mallets. Before the introduction of cotton cloths, bark-cloth was generally worn, but is now used on ceremonial occasions, and for clothing amongst the poorer classes'.


  • Creation: 1924


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

A tinted duplicate can be found at PC Uganda/13.



Finding aid date

2003-11-19 17:09:00+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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