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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geo.: Small: Mass.: Roxbury: Franklin Park: Postcards

GUSN

GUSN-195341

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

zoos (built complexes)
parks (recreation areas)
elephant (animal)
picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000458
AccessID 683
Other identifier HNEDID-000458

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.069

Date Notes

1914

Places

Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Tichnor Bros., Inc. (publisher)

Material Type

picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs

Subjects

animal cages
Asiatic elephants -- feeding and feeds
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Tony (elephant)
Waddy (elephant)
zoo animals -- feeding and feeds
Franklin Park Zoo (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Small: Mass.: Roxbury: Franklin Park: Postcards