Stripping the bark from the barkcloth tree, Uganda
Stripping the bark from the barkcloth tree, Uganda. Barkcloth making is an ancient craft of the Baganda people who live in the Buganda kingdom in southern Uganda. The bark once stripped from the tree is hammered out with wooden mallets. Before the introduction of cotton, barkcloth was generally worn, but is now only used for ceremonial garb. Date: circa 1910s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Fishing accessories. 12th-13th centuries. Museum of History
Middle ages. Latvia. Fishing accessories. 12th-13th centuries. Buoys pine bark incised signs on them, to know the owner of the fishing nets. Museum of History and Navigation. Riga.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
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Collared Lemming - adult in winter fur, feeds
Collared Lemming - adult in winter fur, feeds on buds and bark of dwarf willow sprouts and dry grass on snow surface. (Dicrostonyx torquatus). winter tundra of Taimyr peninsula, Kara sea shore, North of Siberia, Russian Arctic.
© Andrey Zvoznikov / ardea.com
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