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Elephant tricks.

Image ID: 823747

Elephant tricks. (1894)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Elephant tricks.

Creator(s)

: Tilly, E. A. -- Engraver
Gilbert, Camille -- Artist

Published Date

: 1894

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 17 cm. (7 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Here are some tricks to which the bulky but intelligent elephant has been trained. No. 1 is shamming death; Nos. 2, 3, 4 are busy with creditable feats of equilibrium. No. 5 goes through one of the most difficult performances attempted, namely, to walk on a rolling cylinder. No. 6 plays on a barrel organ, to the tune of which No. 7 dances on a tub. The two Nos. 8 indulge in a quiet see-saw, whilst the two Nos. 9 are busy ....
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Original Source

: From The picture magazine. George Newnes Ltd., 1893-1896) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- trained

Source Description

: 1 folder (21 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Tra

Digital ID

: 823747

Record ID

: 691472

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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