Virtual Belle Vue

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Title

Washing the elephant Ellie Mae

Description

Peter Grayson, Belle Vue's last zoo director, washing Ellie Mae, 1970s. Ellie Mae was the zoo's last animal, dying in February 1979.

Subject

Zoo animals+Elephant

Creator

Collin, Graham H.

Source

Belle Vue Gardens. Brian Selby Collection

Publisher

Chetham's Library, Manchester

Rights

© Oldham Chronicle /All Rights Reserved

Identifier

Selby Collection (601)

Original Format

Photographic print

Citation

Collin, Graham H., “Washing the elephant Ellie Mae,” Virtual Belle Vue, accessed June 25, 2019, http://www.chethams.org.uk/bellevue/items/show/1211.

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Tommy Kelly

Peter Grayson with Ellie Mae 

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Thanks for this Tommy. The story of Ellie Mae's demise in 1979 was a very sad one.

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