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Title
Princess Kaya of Japan feeding a baby leopard, California, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
August 1934
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Next to a palm tree, Princess Kaya of Japan holds a bouquet and feeds a bottle to a baby leopard held in a towel by its keeper. A crowd watches from behind a wooden railing.
Prince and Princess Kaya undertook a seven-month world tour in 1934, visiting the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany. The tour received extensive press coverage at the time.
Text from negative sleeve: Japan, Princekaya
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_5219
ark:/21198/zz002cv6kj
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
International
Youth
Princesses--Japan
People
Kaya, Toshiko
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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