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Withering house with leaf laid out, 1880 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/11

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1920


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Finding aid date

2015-01-22 14:07:40+00:00

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