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Butterfly

Sir S Carter collected this attractive blue butterfly in Lagos, Nigeria, in 1895....

African oil palm: macaw fat

Fibres from a collection of specimens and photos chiefly concerned with economic botany belonging to J R Jackson of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew....

Abba rubber: abbo rubber

These specimens of rubber are from a collection of specimens and photos chiefly concerned with economic botany belonging to J R Jackson of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew....

Model car

Sculpture of a car possibly made in Nigeria....

Fan

A fan from northern Nigeria. Likely acquired by FP Pinkett 1895 - 1911....

Skin box

Likely made in northern Nigeria. Interior surface is coated in pinkish-red pigment. Unknown donor....

Hat

A hat worn in northern Nigeria to provide shade for the wearer. Donated in 1871 by Mr. J. Sercombe....

Manilla

Cast in millions in various places in England (including Exeter). Imported to West Africa for over 350 years, especially South-East Nigeria as a source of copper, as well as currency....

Bracelet

This type of bracelet was made and used throughout west Africa. Examples come from Sierra Leone, Mali and Nigeria. The origin and age of this example are unknown....

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