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"Maharao Durjansal of Kotah on His Elephant Ranasanger" c. 1750
The chains around the elephants legs are for safety. If the elephant panicked, they could be tightened in order to immobilize it, and then pegged to the ground.
(Philadelphia Museum of Art)

"Maharao Durjansal of Kotah on His Elephant Ranasanger" c. 1750

The chains around the elephants legs are for safety. If the elephant panicked, they could be tightened in order to immobilize it, and then pegged to the ground.

(Philadelphia Museum of Art)



"Maharao Durjansal of Kotah on His Elephant Ranasanger" c. 1750

The chains around the elephants legs are for safety. If the elephant panicked, they could be tightened in order to immobilize it, and then pegged to the ground.

(Philadelphia Museum of Art)


   
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