THE ANIMALS OF SIAM.
ants sleeping at one end of it. The stable is high and spacious, and at one end is a small image of Buddha with lamps burning in front. Each has a royal title, and there is a handsome sign over the door, giving in large gilt letters the full name and title of the inmate. The great beast stands on a
THE WHITE ELEPHANT.
handsomely built pedestal raised about a foot from the floor, with its top just large enough to hold him. He has rings of gold on his tusks, and is fastened by one fore and one hind foot to gilded posts with ropes covered with crimson velvet. These royal captives