Young Elephants and a Group of Unidentified People in a Forest Clearing

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In envelope marked: "Photographs of Elephants purchased from Louis Ruhe Dec. 7, 1918. (purchased for NZP by Mrs. Walcott)"


  • Ruhe, Louis
  • Walcott, Mary Vaux 1860-1940
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 74, Image No. SIA2008-0923

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


  • 1918
  • C. 1918

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  • Training
  • Animals
  • Asiatic elephant
  • Wild animal trade
  • Elephants
  • Elephants--Training


Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000074 [SIA2008-0923]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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