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His Imperial Majesty's Shoot, Nepal 1911



Tethered rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) with caged deer in the background. Possibly part of the gift of a 1c..... collection of animals indigenous to Nepal which the Maharaja had presented to [King George V]. This collection consisted of over seventy varieties, ranging from a young elephant and a rhinoceros calf to the wild ass of the Tibetan border, also the rare shou, which [subsequently] with many others of the animals which survived the journey to England [could be found] in the gardens of the Zoological Society in London. 1d Historical record of the Imperial visit to India, 1911, p.231.



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