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Canoe building, 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/3/19

Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'Canoes for the large fishing industry of Zanzibar are all constructed from the hollowed trunk of the mango tree. In this illustration the canoe builder is shaping the outer hull with an adze.'


  • Creation: 1930 - 1950


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition.



Finding aid date

2006-05-02 11:28:01+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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