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Photographs 1842-61

Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography


Elephant with howdah


Albumen print | 13.2 x 10.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2800774

Photograph of an elephant, captured in profile facing right. A howdah belonging to the Thakur of Bhavnagar is positioned on top of the elephant and the elephant is decorated with textiles and tassels. A male driver is seated on top of the elephant's neck. Photograph taken in Gujarat, India.
  • Creator(s)

    Narayan Dajee (photographer)

  • 13.2 x 10.3 cm (image)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Elephants
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Saddles
            • Howdahs
    • Places
      • Asia
        • India
          • Gujarat [India]