Burmese Elephants at the State Entry

Burmese Elephants at the State Entry.by Mortimer Menpes. 1903. Watercolor. “These elephants in order to reach Delhi in time for the Durbar started from Burma in October, walking several thousands of miles.” Source: The Durbar, facing p. 46. Click on image to enlarge it.

Menpes’s other paintings of elephants at the Durbar

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Menpes, Mortimer. The Durbar. Text by Dorothy Menpes. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1903. Internet Archive version of a copy in the University of California at Los Angeles Library. Web. 27 May 2017.

Last modified 27 May 2017