Asian Elephants

ID: SIA Acc. 14-167 [NZP-1282]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1935

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 14-167, Image No. NZP-1282

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Summary

Sumatran elephant "Kechil" (right) and Indian elephant "Babe" (left) in yard of the brick Elephant House at the National Zoological Park.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Notes

  • Kechil received from Louis Ruhe of New York, December 10, 1918. Died October 29, 1947. Female #9880. "Babe" received from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, May 16, 1934. Died August 12, 1937. Female #14777.
  • Scientific name: [Elephas maximux].

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 14-167, Image No. NZP-1282

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1935
  • Circa 1935

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Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 14-167 [NZP-1282]

Physical description

5x7;

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