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Drying cloves - stripping picked cloves prior to drying, 1933 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/2/4

Scope and Contents

165 x 120 mm. The caption continues: 'Clove pickers sitting beside a large concrete drying floor ('Sakafu') where the clove buds are spread out to dry in the sun. In good sunny weather this may be achieved in four days. In cloudy or rainy weather it will take longer and the uality may be affected.' Photograph stamped on the reverse (twice) with 'Photograph on loan. Dorien Leigh Ltd.'


  • Creation: 1933 - 1948


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition.



Finding aid date

2006-05-29 09:37:51+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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