Victoria
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
John Wilsons Dan Rices Great Show in United States

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Victoria  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:*
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Death
Dead: 1860-06-00
Death reason: disease: Pneumonia
Locations - owners
Present / last location:John Wilsons Dan Rices Great Show, in United States

Date of arrival

1860-00-00John Wilsons Dan Rices Great Show
from John Wilson

1859-00-00John Wilson
from Sands, Nathans & Co

1856-00-00Sands, Nathans & Co
from William Cooke

1856-00-00William Cooke
from Battys Traveling Menagerie (Battys Hippodrome, Astleys Amphitheatre)

Record history
History of updates2024-03-11

Latest document update2024-03-11 14:25:36
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† Victoria is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1860-06-00 at John Wilsons Dan Rices Great Show, in United States, . Official death reason described as Pneumonia.

Affiliated people

1: William Cooke (owner from to 1856) 2: John Wilson (owner from 1859 to 1860)




Origin

Victoria was born at Asia unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

In 1856 Sands and Nathans had imported Albert and Victoria from England where they had been the property of William Cooke and the animal stars of Batty’s Circus.

The two elephants were exhibited on various circuses for several years and in 1859 or 1860 were leased to John Wilson, the California showman. Victoria died in June, 1860, during this lease.

Records about Victoria from Bob Cline

VICTORIA
Female Asian 1855 - Batty's Circus in Europe
1856 - imported to Sands, Nathan & Co.
1856 to 1858 - Sands, Nathan & Co.
1859 - John Wilson in California
1860 - John Wilson's "Dan Rice's" Great Show
Died - June 1860 in Iowa City from Pneumonia

Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Victoria, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at John Wilsons Dan Rices Great Show in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12578. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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