Saigon Zoo restores King Rama VII’s bronze elephant gift

City restores Thai King’s bronze elephant gift – thanhniennews.com, June 24, 2012
…the statue… is a gift given to the city by Thai King Rama VII after his first visit to the city in 1930.
The statue, which weighs over one ton and is 1.5 meter tall, was transported and installed at the zoo in 1935.
The king also gifted two statues to Singapore and Indonesia the same year…

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One Response to Saigon Zoo restores King Rama VII’s bronze elephant gift

  1. Wiz says:

    ^^^
    This probably happened just before or during the last Journey out of Siam by King Phrajadhipok – on 12 Jan 1935 before the abdication on 2 March 1935.

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