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Being trained in the art : close-up

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A 1950s photograph capturing an elephant being ridden by its Indian handler. Elephants were commonly used at work to lift heavy equipments in the past. 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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