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Elephant hunting in Ceylon 
1870 
  
Albumen print 
21,5 cm (diameter) 
  
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Auction 104, 3 December 2014, 19th - 21st Century Photography, Lot: 4022 
  
 
LL/56052 
  
A very rare and unusual image showing an elephant hunt in Ceylon. The elephant in the foreground is bound to a tree to lure other wild elephants which were then captured. 
 

 
  
 
  
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