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Carter No.: 048b

Handlist description: Stick with crook composed of bound African prisoner

Card/Transcription No.: 048b-2

48 (b) cont.

Full wig covering ears. Details of garment incised. Bracelets represented on wrists. One arms loose, found in floor rubbish. Feet project over side of stick. Figure 4.2 wide x 3.5 thick in middle: 6 x 3 at shoulders. Binding at back represented by incised lines merely.

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

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