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A Clean Sweep: 1922

A Clean Sweep: 1922

August 10, 1922. " 'Jumbino,' the favorite elephant at the National Zoo, has his daily bath and scrubbing. Keeper Charlie Louis getting in the preliminaries with his wire broom before using the hose." 4x5 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

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A little more to the right, Charlie...

and did you bring the Skin so Soft?

Sheer Pleasure

I am no expert, but by the look on Jumbino's face, he is thoroughly enjoying that.

One problem though, when the keeper gets to the tickle spot he might be in a little trouble when that leg starts to move rapidly

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