His painful duty

Made:
1952
maker:
Daily Herald

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group/SSPL
© Mirrorpix

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group/SSPL
© Mirrorpix

His painful duty. 'This hurts me more than it hurts you' Mr Jiggs, the orangutan, seems to be saying as, in the role of self-appointed 'magistrate' he addresses an imaginary offender at the London Zoo. Mr Jiggs, now deven years of age and 160 pounds in weight, came to the Zoo from Borneo in 1948.

Daily Herald photograph, 24 October 1952.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/19923
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Daily Herald Archive at National Science and Media Museum