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A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/190

Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).


  • Creation: 1913


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

Y304A/189-192 are prints of the same photograph.


This appears as Figure 48 in: Christy, Cuthbert (1924). Big game and Pygmies: experiences of a naturalist in Central African forests in quest of the Okapi, London: Macmillan, facing page 126.




Christy, Cuthbert, 1863-1932

Finding aid date

2004-01-15 17:00:41+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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