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The elephants at Franklin Park, Boston, Mass.

Item Information

Title:
The elephants at Franklin Park, Boston, Mass.
Description:
A picture postcard shows a zoo keeper feeding the two Asiatic elephants, Mollie and Waddy, in the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston. Another zoo keeper observes the feeding taking place in the yard of the Elephant House, which opened on January 5, 1915. These two elephants and a third, named Tony, retired as a vaudeville act and came to the zoo in May 1914.
Publisher:
United Art Co.
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Prints
Photographs
Genre:
picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
zoos (built complexes)
elephant houses
parks (recreation areas)
elephant (animal)
Asiatic elephants -- feeding and feeds
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Mollie (elephant)
Waddy (elephant)
zoo keepers
Franklin Park Zoo (Boston, Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonDorchester
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonRoxbury
Extent:
1 postcard
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Identifier:
195342
Call #:
PC001.03.01.TMP.070