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My lion cubs, Entebbe, 1906 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C/85

Scope and Contents

Showing Bell's tame lion cubs, the animal in the foreground attempting to reach a plate of food placed on a table. The animals were given to Bell in 1907 by a 'rich Indian merchant in Entebbe' (Bell 1946, page 167).


  • Creation: 1906 - 1909


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some yellowing.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2003-05-15 09:27:08+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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