Prince at Great Wallace Brothers

Male Asian elephant Prince at Great Wallace Brothers

Prince and Joe Anderson, 1898.
† Prince
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male, unknown years
Dead date: 1898-07-03
Death reason: euthanised: by execution, strangled
Location:Great Wallace Brothers
ArrivedGreat Wallace Brothers 1895-00-00
from Cook and Whitby Shows (Ben Wallace)
Cook and Whitby Shows (Ben Wallace) 1892-00-00
from Wallace and Co Circus
Wallace and Co Circus 1889-00-00
from Firma Reiche (Henry and Karl Reiche)
Firma Reiche (Henry and Karl Reiche) 1889-00-00
from Glen Island menagerie
Born: wild
Document updated2014-05-22: picture

Contradictory records:

Records about Prince from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
"Prince came to Peru in 1888 from a New York dealer. He killed Elephant Boss Joe Anderson at Racine, Wis. a bicycle rider rode between him and Joe & elephant struck at rider but hit Joe & followed him up & killed him.
Bull strangled that evening by ropes pulled by canvasmen."

http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2011/08/great-wallace-shows-1898.html




Records about Prince from Bob Cline
PRINCE
Male Asian Glen Island Zoo
1889 - Hermann Reiche, Animal Dealer in New York
1889 to 1891 - Wallace & Co.
1892 to 1894 - Cook & Whitby
1895 to 1898 - Great Wallace Circus
( Killed Joe Anderson at Racine, WI. On June 3, 1898 )
Died - July 3, 1898 by execution


Sources, among others

  • http://www.thecircusblog.com/?p=30453

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