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Elephant Moving Timber in Moulmein , 1885 - 1895


Scope and Contents

A photograph of a lumber yard in Mawlamyine (previously Moulmein), Myanmar (Burma) with various piles of lumber, men working in the yard, and two elephants being used to move lumber. The image shows British officials (potentially soldiers) overlooking the Burmese individuals working. There are two buildings in the photograph's background and a body of water in the distance. The title is written on the back of the photograph.


  • Creation: 1885 - 1895

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research


1 photographs ; 7.5 x 9.5 in.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Genre / Form



Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Rare and Distinctive Collections Repository

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