Big Alice
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Beers-Barnes Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ Big Alice  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:
Origin
Born:* unknown
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1959?
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Beers-Barnes Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1944-00-00Beers-Barnes Circus
from Barnett Brothers Circus (Wallace Brothers Circus)

1939-00-00Barnett Brothers Circus (Wallace Brothers Circus)
from Shelby, Pullman and Hamiltons Circus

1938-00-00Shelby, Pullman and Hamiltons Circus
from Barnett Brothers Circus (Wallace Brothers Circus)

1937-00-00Barnett Brothers Circus (Wallace Brothers Circus)
from Barnett Brothers Circus (Wallace Brothers Circus)

1934-00-00Barnett Brothers Circus (Wallace Brothers Circus)
from Johnny J. Jones Exposition

1919-00-00 Johnny J. Jones Exposition 1919-00-00
from Sun Brothers Circus

Record history
History of updates2010-09-25: Buckles and Cline different records

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Big Alice is a dead Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1959? at Beers-Barnes Circus, in United States, .

Origin


Big Alice was born unknown .


Comments / pictures

Died in Quarters winter of 1959-60



Contradictory records:

Records about Big Alice from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
ALICE
1903-18 Sun Bros. Circus
1919-31 Johnny J. Jones Carnival
1932-39 Barnett Bros. Circus
1940-43 Wallace Bros. Circus
1944-59 Beers-Barnes Circus
(Died in Quarters winter of 1959-60)

William "Buckles" Woodcock


Records about Big Alice from Bob Cline

From 2010: (Location at Johnny J.Jones Exposition is extended to 1933)
ALICE (#1) 1903 to 1918 - Sun Bros.Circus
Female Asian 1919 to 1933 - Johnny J.Jones Exposition
1934 to 1936 - Barnett Bros. Circus
1937 - Wallace Bros. Circus
1938 - Shelby Bros. Circus
1939 - Barnett Bros. Circus
1940 to 1943 - Wallace Bros.Circus
1944 to 1946 - rented to Beers-Barnes Circus.
1946 sold to Beers-Barnes Circus
1946 to 1960 - Beers-Barnes Circus
Died - Spring of 1960 in Hialeah, Fl. winter quarters



Older:

ALICE (#1) 1903 to 1918 - Sun Bros.Circus
Female Asian 1919 to 1931 - Johnny J.Jones Exposition
1932 to 1936 - Barnett Bros. Circus
1937 - Wallace Bros. Circus
1938 - Shelby Bros. Circus
1939 - Barnett Bros. Circus
1940 to 1943 - Wallace Bros.Circus
1944 to 1946 - rented to Beers-Barnes Circus.
1946 sold to Beers-Barnes Circus
1946 to 1960 - Beers-Barnes Circus
Died - Spring of 1960 in Hialeah, Fl. winter quarters

Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".


Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Big Alice, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Beers-Barnes Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5893. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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