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Tiger Hunting [Singapore]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311D
Scope and Contents 270 x 205 mm. Showing a posed group of a European holding a rifle by a dead tiger, with malays standing around.In Falconer (1987), he writes of a copy of this photograph: 'This photograph must show one of the last tigers killed on the island and represents a reminder of the scourge which plagued Singapore for many years. In the earliest days of the settlement tigers, preferring the dense jungle, posed little threat to the inhabitants. The first recorded account of a tiger attack...
Dates: 1890 - 1899
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  • Repository: Cambridge University Library X
  • Subject: Asia (continent) X
  • Subject: Singapore (nation) X
  • Names: G R Lambert and Co (fl. 1875-1919) (photographers) X