Bartel Verhagen elephants in Netherlands


Bartel Verhagen
Typeprivate

Owner
Last elephant left1703
Closed down1703
Place Amsterdam
Country Netherlands

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Bartel Verhagen elephants, in Amsterdam, Netherlands . The last elephant left in 1703. Bartel Verhagen elephants closed down in 1703 in Amsterdam, .


Comments / picturesBertel Verhagen toured Europe in the 1680s with his female Indian elephant, and he also founded the menagerie Die Witte Olifant in 1681.

When Bartel Verhagen died in 1703, his assistant Jan Janszoon rented her to Abraham Sever who brought her to Scotland and Edinburgh.

References for records about Bartel Verhagen

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Bartel Verhagen, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3313. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Florence Pieters, ―The Menagerie of ‗The White Elephant‘ in Amsterdam, with some notes on other 17th and 18th century menageries in The Netherlands,‖ in Die Kulturgeschichte des Zoos, eds. Lothar Dittrich, Dietrich von Endgelhardt and Annelore Rieke-Müller (Berlin: Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung, 2001)
  • http://www.rhinoresourcecenter.com/pdf_files/134/1345701669.pdf


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