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Tippoo"s Tiger (Museum Monograph)

Mildred Archer

Tippoo"s Tiger (Museum Monograph)

by Mildred Archer

  • 240 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Faber & Faber .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8291293M
    ISBN 100905209532
    ISBN 109780905209531
    OCLC/WorldCa14133523

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The carved and painted wood casing represents a tiger savaging a near life-size European man. Mechanisms inside the tiger and man's bodies make one hand of the man move, emit a wailing sound from his mouth and. Tippoo's Tiger (Italian) Paperback – January 1, by Mildred Archer (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ 5/5(1). "Tippoo's Tiger" was made for Tipu Sultan, ruler of Mysore in South India (). The almost life-size wooden semi-automaton consists of a tiger mauling a prostrate figure in European clothes.

An organ is concealed inside the tiger's body, and when a handle at the side is turned, the organ can be played and the man's arm simultaneously.

Tippoo's Tiger Tippoos Tiger book – June 1, by Mildred Archer (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). Tiger, Tiger is historical fiction that while written with younger readers in mind, like the best middle grade works, is a book meant to be enjoyed by adults as well.

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