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The elephant of the Berlin hippodrome.

Image ID: 822569

The elephant of the Berlin hippodrome. (1894)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The elephant of the Berlin hippodrome.

Creator

: Günther-Naumburg, Otto, 1856-1941 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1894

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

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

Notes

: Written on border: "v4" Printed on border: "The elephant, which is hollow in its interior, measures 42 ft. in height, and is electrically illuminated throughout, even to a globular arc-lamp of great size which he holds at the end of his uplifted trunk, and the powerful rays of which illuminate the grounds throughout. In its right fore-leg is constructed a small staircase, through which visitors ascend into the body, where they find a small ....
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Original Source

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

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- elephant

Source Description

: 3 folders (93 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Ele

Digital ID

: 822569

Record ID

: 723085

Digital Item Published

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

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