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Photograph of a Wardian Case, 19th century
Photograph of a Wardian Case, 19th century
Cultivation of Cinchona succirubra trees on the Madulsima Cinchona Cos estate, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 1882
Cultivation of Cinchona succirubra trees on the Madulsima Cinchona Cos estate, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 1882
Preparing cinnamon, Sri Lanka, 1880's
Preparing cinnamon, Sri Lanka, 1880's
Preparing cinnamon quills for drying, Sri lanka, 1880's
Preparing cinnamon quills for drying, Sri lanka, 1880's
Diospyros ebenum
Diospyros ebenum
Cultivation of Cinchona succirubra trees on the Madulsima Cinchona Cos estate, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 1882 Featured Image

Cultivation of Cinchona succirubra trees on the Madulsima Cinchona Cos estate, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 1882

Cultivation of Cinchona succirubra trees on the Madulsima Cinchona Cos estate, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 1882. The plants pictured are 8 -10 years old. The outer bark has been shaved and the trunks covered with grass to encourage the regrowth of the bark, from which quinine alkaloids were extracted for use as a malaria medicine

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