His Imperial Majesty's shoot in Nepalese Terai, December 1911
|Title:||His Imperial Majesty's shoot in Nepalese Terai, December 1911|
|Publisher:||Mhow, India : Herzog & Higgins|
These 50 photographs depict scenes of the shikar, or hunt; the hunted animals, and the hunting camps of King George V in the Tarai in December 1911. The photographs feature the wild animals of the Tarai including tigers, bears and rhinoceroses; the use of the elephant "hunting ring" technique; the activities of the mahouts (or elephant trainers/handlers) and shikaris (or hunters), as well as the various dignitaries involved in the visit. Each individual photograph has a pencilled number, but no caption. The ANU Library has supplied the captions.
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