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To Emigrants! The following GUTTA PERCHA articles will be found of great value to emigrants especially such as are proceeding to the GOLD DIGGINGS

Date: 1852
Overall: 206 x 129 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Posters and postcards
Object Name: Poster
Object No: 00018300
Place Manufactured:England
Related Place:London,

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    HistoryGutta Percha is a form of natural rubber derived from trees in South East Asia and northern Australia, its properties were first discovered in the West in 1842, companies such as the Gutta Percha Co. commercialised its use in a variety of products, it was not replaced with synthetic materials until well into the 20th century.
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