Withering house with leaf laid out, 1880 - 1920
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278 x 210 mm. Showing leaf laid out on the withering ‘tats’ (shelves formed from hessian spread over a wooden framework). The purpose of the withering process is to allow a certain amount of moisture to escape from the leaf and to become sufficiently flaccid and pliable for rolling.
- 1880 - 1920
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