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Groo Groo Tree part 00

Groo Groo Tree part 00

Author: Bridgens, Richard

Medium: Letterpress

Date: 1836

Shelfmark: 789.g.13

Item number: Plate 24

Length: 26.7

Width: 37.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Printed Text

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Accompanying text to an illustration taken from Richard Bridgens' 'West Indian Scenery.' The 'groo groo' tree had a dense coating of woody fibre covering its trunk which contained worms. These worms were eaten as a delicacy.

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