Van Amburg Circus in United States
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Van Amburgs circus was founded as Van Amburgs Mammoth Menagerie and Great Moral Exhibition by Issac A. Van Amburg (1801-65), after the collapse of The Zoological Institute.
Issac van Amburg worked as animal trainer at June, Titus, Angevine and Co in 1834.
After Van Amburgh's death 1865, Hyatt Frost, his manager since 1865, continued using the Van Amburgh name.
From him it was leased by the Ringling Brothers in 1889.
1876: Performing Elephants - Bolivar, Ajax, Pizarro, Hannibal Jr. and Jenny.