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Elephants at work. Bombay Burma Timber Yard, Rangoon, undated, [possibly before 1876]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/10

Scope and Contents

147 x 101 mm. Showing elephants at work shifting teak in the yards of the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'. The date attribution, possibly before 1876, is based on the date attributed to an image in a comparable photograph album held by the Roots Collection, Singapore.


  • Creation: undated, [possibly before 1876]


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.




Jackson, J, fl 1860-1919, photographer

Finding aid date

2003-09-30 15:11:16+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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