Stuffed elephant

From the exhibition:
Toys and Games: A New Mexico Childhood

New Mexico History Museum

Small stuffed animals and figures are common toys and were frequently used in formal photographs as props by portrait artists of the early 20th century. This elephant belonged to the Hollenbeck family.

New Mexico History Museum 2011.030.009, gift of Susan Spoor.

Photo by Blair Clark, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.

Note: Representative image at left is often cropped for display purposes. Downloaded high-resolution images are not cropped.