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Portrait photograph. Information written on the reverse of the photograph: `Phillip Fernandez Belle Vue's native elephant Trainer and Keeper'. The date of this photograph is unknown. Stamped on the reverse of the photograph is; Copyright free per Belle Vue speedway. Every reproduction must acknowledge. 'Photo - W.E. McClure.' Phillip Fernandez, I am informed by the donor, came to Belle Vue from Kuala Lumpur, Malaya in 1921. He worked at Belle Vue as the elephant trainer and keeper until he died in 1956 of pneumonia. As he did not know his date of birth his age was never known.
Portrait photograph. Information written on the reverse of the photograph: `Phillip Fernandez Belle Vue's native elephant Trainer and Keeper'. The date of this photograph is unknown. Stamped on the reverse of the photograph is; Copyright free per Belle Vue speedway. Every reproduction must acknowledge. 'Photo - W.E. McClure.' Phillip Fernandez, I am informed by the donor, came to Belle Vue from Kuala Lumpur, Malaya in 1921. He worked at Belle Vue as the elephant trainer and keeper until he died in 1956 of pneumonia. As he did not know his date of birth his age was never known.
1921-1956
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Title:
Portrait photograph. Information written on the reverse of the photograph: `Phillip Fernandez Belle Vue's native elephant Trainer and Keeper'. The date of this photograph is unknown. Stamped on the reverse of the photograph is; Copyright free per Belle Vue speedway. Every reproduction must acknowledge. 'Photo - W.E. McClure.' Phillip Fernandez, I am informed by the donor, came to Belle Vue from Kuala Lumpur, Malaya in 1921. He worked at Belle Vue as the elephant trainer and keeper until he died in 1956 of pneumonia. As he did not know his date of birth his age was never known.
Date of work:
1921-1956
Reference number:
GB124.DPA/1561/25
Level of description:
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COMPONENT
Language:
English
Record number:
7508155
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