Menagerie Gottlieb Kreutzberg in Germany

Menagerie Gottlieb Kreutzberg
Typecircus
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CountryGermany

The owner Gottlieb Christian Kreutzberg, (1810-1874), not known where, dealt in exotic wild animals and had connections with Carl Hagenbeck.

Toured in Sweden in the 1850´s.

Gottliebs daughter Anna Kreutzberg, born in Posen in 1843, was married in Norwich UK in 1866 to the nubian lion tamer Joseph Ledger, who appeared at the Folies Bergere in Paris with his lions and tigers and travelled extensively in Europe. In the later stages of his life he worked with Wombwells circus, also Ginettes, mainly in the north of England, especially in Bolton and Manchester.

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