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[Sarebas Dyak women wearing the Rawai], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/45

Scope and Contents

208 x 269 mm. Group portrait of seven Dyak women from the area of the Sarebas and Rejang Rivers. The rambi or rawai is the corset composed of numerous rattan rings covered in brass. The caption for this print is taken from Roth (1896), vol. 1, page 2. Photographer unknown, probably G.R. Lambert and Co.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some fading.


This photograph is reproduced in: Roth, Henry Ling (1896), The Natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo, London: Truslove and Hanson.



Date information

DateText: The photographs were probably taken in the 1880s..


G R Lambert and Co [?]

Finding aid date

2003-10-20 09:55:50+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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