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Enter the Elephant – ep. 1

Wherein we chart the declining fortunes of a performing elephant in goldrush-era Victoria.

Further reading and links for this episode:

Age (Melbourne), 7 November 1854, p. 5 – or read it in situ (look at the top of column 5),
to see what else was happening in the news that day.

Argus (Melbourne), 16 October 1854, p. 8 – or read it in situ (column 5),
to discover what else was on in Melbourne that week.

Click here to read an article looking back at the Cremorne Gardens of the 1850s & ’60s,
from the Melbourne Argus, 8 April 1933, p. 6

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