Topsy an Asian elephant at Birnam Brothers Circus


 ☨ ♀ Topsy  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1966
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Birnam Brothers Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1965-00-00Birnam Brothers Circus
from Dale Madden Circus
Dale Madden Circus 1963-00-00
from United Exposition Shows (Curley Vernon)
United Exposition Shows (Curley Vernon) 1961-00-00
from Beech Bend Amusement Park (Charles Garvin)
Beech Bend Amusement Park (Charles Garvin) 1958-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1948-00-00
from Sparks Circus
Sparks Circus 1946-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1939-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1937-00-00
from Al G. Barnes Circus
Al G. Barnes Circus 1935-00-00
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

Document updated2010-05-12: 
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Description

† Topsy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Birnam Brothers Circus, in United States, of from unknown reasons in 1966. (see detailed list).

Origin


Topsy was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Records about Topsy from Bob Cline
TOPSY
Female Asian
1927 - Ellis S. Joseph - Animal Trader
1928 to 1929 - Gentry Bros. Circus / Walter L. Main Circus ( same owners )
1930 to 1932 - Sells-Floto Circus
1933 to 1934 - Hagenbeck Wallace Circus
1935 to 1936 - Al G. Barnes Circus
1937 to 1938 - Al G. Barnes / Sells Floto Circus
1939 to 1945 - RBBB
1946 to 1947 - Sparks Circus owned by RBBB
1948 to 1956 - RBBB
1957 - Remained in RBBB quarters
1958 to 1960 - Charles Garvin in Bowling Green, KY.
1961 to 1962 - United Exposition Shows ( Curley Vernon )
1963 to 1964 - Dale Madden Circus
1965 to 1966 - Birnam Bros. Circus ( Larry McNeese )
Died - 1966



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Topsy, an Asian elephant at Birnam Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3850. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

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