Chimpanzee with a film camera

Made:
1939-05-22 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Edward George Malindine

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Chimpanzee with a film camera A photograph of a chimpanzee operating a film camera
The Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A photograph of a chimpanzee operating a film camera, taken by Edward Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 22 May, 1939.

A photograph of a chimpanzee operating a film camera, taken in May 1939 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.

The photograph shows Boo-Boo, a chimpanzee at London Zoo, Regent's Park on the occasion of the opening of the Children's Zoo by the popular comedians Elsie and Doris Walters. British Movietone News provided newsreels for British cinemas between 1929 and 1979. London Zoo was founded for the scientific study of animals in 1829, opening to the public in 1847.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/H01049
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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