Cook and Whitby Shows (Ben Wallace) in United States

Cook and Whitby Shows (Ben Wallace)
Typecircus
Founded1892
First elephant0
Closed down1895
CountryUnited States

Owner Ben Wallace.

1892: Name of the show changed from Wallace and Co Circus to "Cook and Whitbys European Circus, Museum and Menagerie".
1892:
Diamond - Male Asian
Pilot - Male Asian
Gypsy - Asian Female
Jeannette - African Female
Prince - Male Asian
Tobe - Male Asian
Jess - Asian Female leased to Sells & Renfrow Show.
Queen - Asian Female leased to Bob Hunting.

Records about from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
In my fathers files I have a letter from old time trainer Harry Parkhurst relating how he walked "Queen" and "Jess" from the Penn. RR site in Bunker Hill to the Wallace Qtrs. after their purchase from 4-Paw in 1891.


1893:
Diamond, Pilot, Gypsy, and Prince remained. Jeannette was leased to
Frank J. Taylor. Tobe died.
Romey - Asian Female added in 1893
Robbins Queen - Asian Female added in 1893
1894 to 1895: Diamond, Pilot, Gypsy, Prince, and Robbins Queen.

1895: The title of the show was changed to Great Wallace Show. 5 elephants.

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