Sample of resin from Dutch East Indies, Malay Peninsula and islands, Philippine islands and/or New Guinea.
The resin 'Manila copal,' 'Macassar copal,' etc., is obtained from the trees and is also dug from the ground. It is a 'soft' copal used for varnishes.
It was donated to Museums Victoria by the Netherlands India Government in 1922.
Resin sample in domed glass jar with label.
Donation from Netherlands India Government, 27 Nov 1922
Label: 'Gum copal. A.b.b. 488'.
Type of item
160 cm (Height), 80 cm (Outside Diameter)