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An elephant posing for a photograph with his Mahout

ALB0022.98

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Object ID ALB0022.98
Description An elephant posing for a photograph with his Mahout ouside an open wooden structure surrounded by trees in Kandy. The photograph was taken when the Prince was on a visit to Sri Lanka (Ceylon) as part of his topur of India. He arrived in Colombo on Wednesday 1 December and proceeded to Kandy for a Grand Reception of procession of elephants on the Thursday.
Date made Thursday 2 December 1875

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials Albumen print
Measurements Overall: 145 mm x 220 mm
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