Nicholl R.H.A., Andrew (1804 - 1886)
Ceylon / Sri Lanka; 'The Raja Elephant'. 'Raja elephant' usually refers to an elephant belonging to the Dalada Maligawa in Kandy who carries the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha in the procession. So this is likely Kandy Lake with elephants belonging to the Kandy temple. Pencil. July 1848. Provenance: the Emerson Tennant family, Co Fermanagh, and by descent. 10x14.5 inches.

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