Elephant at Auckland Zoo

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About this object
The photograph shows an elephant (probably Jamuna) and its keeper at Auckland Zoo in the early 1920s. The elephant has its trunk in the air. The keeper is likely Ater Ali, who accompanied Jamuna when she was purchased from the Zoological Gardens of Calcutta in 1923.

The image is displayed in an album that belonged to Nora Brebner née Nicol.
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Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to a page in an album.
Height x Width: 92 x 63mm
Credit Line
gifted by Margaret Le Grys
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2016/36/1/175, 20476, 94858
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