Tobacco Pipe - Specimen details

Tobacco Pipe - Specimen details

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Catalogue Number: 44291

Plant Name 151.01 EUPHORBIACEAE Mabea fistulifera Entry Book Number 86.1849
Artefact Name Tobacco Pipe Vernacular Name
Iso Country Brazil TDWG Region Brazil
Parts Held Tobacco Pipe Geography Description Brazil, Para
Uses Tobacco PipeUse: MATERIALS User: Man TDWG use MATERIALS
Storage Bottles, boxes etc Related Items
Donor Spruce, Richard Donor No 22
Donor Date 28/12/1849 Donor Notes
Collector Spruce, Richard Collector No
Collection Notes Collection Date
Exhibition Expedition
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Notes: Source: Museum Entry Book 1847-1855, p 51.: Tobacco pipes made by the Indians of Caripi and extensively used throughout the province.x0Dx0Ax0Dx0ASource: Spruce, R. (1908) IN: Wallace, A. ed. Notes of a botanist on the Amazon & Andes : being records of travel on t, he Amazon and its tributaries, the Trombetas, Rio Negro, Uaup├ęs, Casiquiari, Pacimoni, Huallaga and Pastasa ; as also to the cataracts of the Orinoco, along the eastern side of the Andes of Peru and Ecuador, and the shores of the Pacific, during the years, 1849-1864 / by Richard Spruce ; edited and condensed by Alfred Russell Wallace, with a biographical introduction, portrait, seventy-one illustrations and seven maps 2, p 404. :The slender but tough twigs, hollowed and polished interiorly by ants, are a, favourite material for tobacco pipes with the Indians of the Amazon, who strip of the bark and paint and varnish the surface of the wood. These taquaris, as they are called, are commonly sold in shops in Para.x0Dx0A

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