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Elephants, Tony and Waddy, at Zoo, Franklin Park, Boston, Mass.

PC001.03.01.TMP.069 (RS458)

Description

A picture postcard shows the two Asiatic elephants, Tony and Waddy, grazing on the grass on the grounds at the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston. These two elephants and a third, named Mollie, retired as a vaudeville act and came to the zoo in May 1914.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1914
Physical Description
1 postcard
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000458
AccessID: 683
Other identifier: HNEDID-000458
GUSN
195341
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.069

Record details

Originator
Tichnor Bros., Inc. (publisher)
Descriptive Terms
elephant (animal)
parks (recreation areas)
zoos (built complexes)
Material Type
photographs
photomechanical prints
picture postcards
Subjects
Asiatic elephants -- feeding and feeds
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park Zoo (Boston, Mass.)
Tony (elephant)
Waddy (elephant)
animal cages
zoo animals -- feeding and feeds
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Geo.: Small: Mass.: Roxbury: Franklin Park: Postcards

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