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: British Empire & Commonwealth

: Huxley

: 1995/076/1/2/2/13

: Mrs Elkington poses with her pet lion

: c. 1910

: Mrs Elkington and her daughter, Margaret, pose in their garden with their pet lion cub, Paddy. Jim Elkington, who had arrived in Kenya in 1905, sold EH's family their first plot of land in Thika. Paddy later achieved notoriety after attacking Beryl Markham, an incident described in her book "West with the Night." Original manuscript caption: Margaret Elkington & Mrs Elkington with Paddy their tame lion, circa 1910


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