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Young bull elephant shot in Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/194

Scope and Contents

101 x 79 mm. A view showing a rather thin Cuthbert Christy standing in front of the dead elephant. Christy records that this animal had previously stampeded through his camp kitchen one night, injuring one of his men.

Dates

  • 1913

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

Y304A/193-195 are prints of the same photograph.

Bibliography

This appears as Figure 49 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 132.

General

SG.

Originator(s)

Christy, Cuthbert, 1863-1932

Finding aid date

2004-01-15 17:08:20+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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