Riding elephants in India, 1890s

Riding elephants in India, 1890s

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Caption: Riding elephants in India. European family groups riding on Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in the 1890s, probably near Mhow in central India. At the time, India was under British rule (the British Raj). This photograph, by J. C. Townshend, is from a photo album.

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