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Carter No.: 048c

Handlist description: Stick with crook composed of bound African prisoner

Card/Transcription No.: 048c-2

48 (c) cont.

J Plain K. as C L. African captive with arms tied at elbow behind back: binding represented by raised bar Head arms and feet of ebony. Full wig covering ears Ring ear-rings Details of garments incised One leg loose, found in floor rubbish Feet project over side of stick. Figure 4 wide x 4 thick in middle: 5.5 x 2.5 at shoulders.

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

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