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Jute Production in Bengal, circa 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022KK

Scope and Contents

Collection consisting of 6 x 6 cm copy negatives from original prints. The original photographs are in four volumes, entitled; Jute (cultivation and preparation), Jute (assorting and baling), Jute (its manufacture), and Jute (baling for export). Original photographs by Johnston and Hoffman, copy negatives made by John Falconer.


  • Creation: 1900


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89 item(s) (89 images) : negative

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The original photographs were loaned for copying by Paul Fort, August 1984.

Related Materials

For a note on the firm Johnston and Hoffman see Y3022AA.


This collection level description was entered by SG using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Falconer, John, b 1951, Curator of photographs, British Library

Includes index.
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