An elephant posing for a photograph with his Mahout

An elephant posing for a photograph with his Mahout ouside an open wooden structure surrounded by trees in Kandy. The photograph was taken when the Prince was on a visit to Sri Lanka (Ceylon) as part of his topur of India. He arrived in Colombo on Wednesday 1 December and proceeded to Kandy for a Grand Reception of procession of elephants on the Thursday.

Object Details

ID: ALB0022.98
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Date made: Thursday 2 December 1875
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 145 mm x 220 mm
Parts: India and back with HRH the Prince of Wales. HMS Serapis 1875-76 (Photograph Album)

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