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Carter No.: 048i(1)

Handlist description: Double compound bow

Card/Transcription No.: 048i1-5

48 (i 1) cont.

G. Figure of an African prisoner, with arms bound behind back at shoulders. Hair or cap of red bark. Face, chest & arms of black Eye details light yellow Collar of tiny strips of gold Arm bindings bands of very light & red alternately, five of one, four of other. Bangle of gold leaf. Diagonal brace of gold, with red <> on it. Skirt a mixture of two shades of light, red, and gold leaf.

Sprayed with celluloid in amyl acetate. Treated with melted paraffin wax

Card no. 048i1-5 relating to Carter no. 048i(1)
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