LOT 3119
SOLD €600,00

[Elephants. Circus Hagenbeck] "Tamers riding Elephants"

Friedländer, Hamburg, 1915. 97 x 71 cm. Lith. no. 6381.

Small pinmarks in upper margin, sl. worn along folds. *The Hagenbeck family consisted of Carl and Wilhelm who both managed their own circus. Carl later became particularly known as the founder of the modern day zoos with more natural enclosures for the animals, but also for the 'human zoos' exhibiting 'purely natural' populations such as the Nubians, Inuit, and other indigenous people.

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