Beating The Jungle For Tigers

Beating the Jungle for Tigers, 1876. The future King Edward VII shoots tigers during a royal visit to India. 'The following telegram was published in London on Thursday: "Camp of Nepaul, Feb. 21. "The Prince of Wales arrived here yesterday. A dinner was given in the evening, at which Sir Jung Bahadoor proposed the health of her Majesty the Queen and the Prince of Wales. There was splendid sport to-day; seven tigers were shot, six falling to the Prince's rifle. His Royal Higlmess was accompanied by Sir Jung Bahadoor. Upwards of 600 elephants were employed in beating the jungle, and the sight was of an imposing character".' From "Illustrated London News", 1876. Creator: Unknown. (Photo by The Print Collector/Heritage Images via Getty Images)
Beating the Jungle for Tigers, 1876. The future King Edward VII shoots tigers during a royal visit to India. 'The following telegram was published in London on Thursday: "Camp of Nepaul, Feb. 21. "The Prince of Wales arrived here yesterday. A dinner was given in the evening, at which Sir Jung Bahadoor proposed the health of her Majesty the Queen and the Prince of Wales. There was splendid sport to-day; seven tigers were shot, six falling to the Prince's rifle. His Royal Higlmess was accompanied by Sir Jung Bahadoor. Upwards of 600 elephants were employed in beating the jungle, and the sight was of an imposing character".' From "Illustrated London News", 1876. Creator: Unknown. (Photo by The Print Collector/Heritage Images via Getty Images)
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Hulton Archive
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01 January, 1876
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