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Unshipping elephants at Calcutta.

Image ID: 823754

Unshipping elephants at Calcutta. (1858)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Unshipping elephants at Calcutta.

Published Date

: 1858

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm. (8 1/4 x 10 in.)


: Printed on border: "Debarkation of elephants at Calcutta." "Strange to say, there is no wharf at this dockyard alongside of which the vessels could be brought, so that they had to be moored about fifty yards from the shore. They were, however, brought near a jetty, at the extremity of which is a large crane, and by means of this crane, and the tackle on board ship, all the elephants were safely landed." "This plan gave too much liberty to th ....
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Original Source

: From The Illustrated London news. ([London] [ The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.] 1842-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- transportation

Source Description

: 1 folder (7 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Tran

Digital ID

: 823754

Record ID

: 691492

Digital Item Published

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

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