Menagerie van Aken in Netherlands


Menagerie van Aken
Menagerie Hermann van Aken. Lithographie, 1833.
Menagerie Hermann van Aken. Lithographie, 1833.

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OwnerAnthony van Aken Sr
Willem, Herman, Anthony Jr. and Cornelis van Aken (His sons)
Founded1791
Closed down1839
Country Netherlands
Website Website

DirectorsAnthony van Aken Sr.
Willem, Herman, Anthony Jr. and Cornelis van Aken (His sons)

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Menagerie Wilhelm van Aken, 1827

Menagerie Wilhelm van Aken, 1827
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Description

Menagerie van Aken, Netherlands , was founded in 1791. Menagerie van Aken closed down in 1839.


Comments / picturesAnthony van Aken Sr., poulterer in Rotterdam, founded a menagerie in 1804. His sons Willem, Herman, Anthony Jr. and Cornelis shared his interests. His daughter Cornelia married Henry Martin (q.v.), who bought the menageries of Herman and Anthony Jr.

References for records about Menagerie van Aken

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Menagerie van Aken, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1628. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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