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An elephant ride at the zoo, 6 June 1933.

Jarche, James

An elephant ride at the zoo, 6 June 1933.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm


A photograph of an elephant giving a group of visitors a ride on his back, taken by James Jarche for the Daily Herald newspaper. Five or six passengers appear to be belted onto a bench strapped on the elephant's back. Two little girls in matching frilly dresses and sun-hats hold buns out for the elephant to take in his trunk. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.

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