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The departure of Jumbo.

The departure of Jumbo.
The departure of Jumbo.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5052
Description: The elephant in question was transported by barge from London Zoo in Regent's Park to the Millwall Docks. There it was loaded onto the steamship 'Assyrian Monarch' for the journey to New York.
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: 1882
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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