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An elephant at work


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A 1950s photograph showing an elephant carrying a log of timber while being ridden by its Indian handler, in front of a huge pile of freshly-cut wood. Behind them, there is a wooden shack. The shot was taken from a heightened point of piles of wood. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation estimated.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

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