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Best methods of tapping

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/115

Scope and Contents

74 x 93 mm. A view showing a tree tapped on five consecutive days using the DHS system (the Double Half Spiral) and the 'Funtumia knife'. The second tapping is 1½ inches above and to the right of the first.


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Related Materials

For other photographs of the DHS system of tapping see Y304A/107 and 116-118.


This appears as Figure 113 in: Christy, Cuthbert (1911). The African rubber industry and Funtumia elastica ('kickxia'), London: J. Bale, Sons and Danielsson, facing p.227.




Christy, Cuthbert, 1863-1932

Finding aid date

2004-01-14 09:45:39+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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