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Carter No.: 048a

Handlist description: Stick with crook composed of bound African prisoner

Card/Transcription No.: 048a-2

48 (a) cont.

K. Figure of a negro, with arms bound behind back at elbows. Head and neck arms and feet of ebony. Short circular wig covering upper part of head only. Figure 4 wide & 3 thick in middle, 5 x 2 at shoulders. Feet not projecting, but flat in centre of stick. Binding at back represented by raised bar.

Cleaned with damp brush Sprayed with celluloid in amyl acetate Treated with melted paraffin wax

Card no. 048a-2 relating to Carter no. 048a
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