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Unidentified photographer 
Fritz, The Indian elephant in the hunting villa of Stupinigi, Turin 
1850 
  
Daguerreotype 
Archivio Storico della Città di Torino 
This image is included in: www.daguerreobase.org 
  
 
LL/54158 
  
Message posted by Michael Gregorio (Facebook , "The Daguerreian Society", 19 October 2015)
 
Fritz the Elephant was a gift from the Viceroy of Egypt, Mohamed Alì, to the King of Sardinia, Carlo Felice, in 1827. When Fritz died the corpse was stuffed and is preserved in the Museum of Natural Science in Turin, Italy. 
 

 
  
 
  
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