Sells Queen an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus


 ☨ ♀ Sells Queen  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 66 years old
Origin
Born:* 1864 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1930-03-23
Death reason: age:
Locations
Present / last location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1919-00-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
from Ringling Brothers Circus
Ringling Brothers Circus 1912-00-00
from Forepaugh-Sells Show
Forepaugh-Sells Show 1910-00-00
from Gollmar Brothers Circus
Gollmar Brothers Circus 1908-00-00
from Forepaugh-Sells Show
Forepaugh-Sells Show 1896-00-00
from Sells Brothers Circus

Document updated2012-06-13:�Previous locations, Cline RE
Random literature
Description

† Sells Queen is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, in United States, of age in 1930-03-23. (see detailed list).

Origin


Sells Queen was born wild 1864.


Comments / pictures

"The second "Queen"of the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey show had been a very old individual when it died in a boxcar outside Madison Square Garden for the opening engagement of Ringling Bros show in March 1930. Reportly she was about 66 years old and previously had been with the Sells Bros. Circus a number of years earlier."
Kenton Cornish

Records about Sells Queen from Bob Cline
QUEEN ( Sells ), Female Asian
1878 to 1895 - Sells Bros. Circus
1896 to 1907 - Adam Forepaugh / Sells Bros. Circus
1908 to 1909 - Gollmar Bros. Circus
1910 to 1911 - Adam Forepaugh / Sells Bros. Circus
1912 to 1918 - Ringling Bros. Circus
1919 to 1930 - RBBB
Died - March 23, 1930 in New York City



Records about Sells Queen from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
From Buckles Woodcocks blog:




Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sells Queen, an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3016. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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