George Arstingstall

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George Arstingstall
George  Arstingstall

Personal details
Country United States

Work locations
Title elephant trainer 1894-1894
Location at Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

Title elephant superintendent 1893-1894
Location at Adam Forepaugh Circus in United States

Title menagerie superintendent 1892-1893
Location at Adam Forepaugh Circus in United States

Title elephant trainer 1881-1885
Location at Barnum and London Circus in United States

Title elephant trainer 1879-1880
Location at Cooper and Bailey Circus in United States

Title elephant trainer 1876-1878
Location at Howes Great London Circus, Hippodrome, and Sangers English Menagerie in United States

Title elephant trainer
Location at Firma Carl Hagenbeck in Germany

Biography details

George Arstingstall , circus elephant trainer in United States

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George Arstingstall was an an early student of Stewart Craven.

Records about George Arstingstall from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
1876-78 Howes Great London Shows
1879-80 Cooper & Bailey Circus
1881-85 Barnum & London Shows
(After the death of "Jumbo" for which Arstingstall may have been held responsible, I find no trace of him for the next six years)

1892 Adam Forepaugh Show (Menagerie Supt.)
1893 Adam Forepaugh Show (Elephant Supt.)
1894 Barnum & Bailey (Presented an elephant act)

William "Buckles" Woodcock


Records about George Arstingstall from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
Per two references in the NY Clipper, George Arstingstall was in Germany training animals for Hagenbeck.
-Dick Flint, Baltimore



George  ArstingstallMatthew Scott, behind him George Arstingstall with basket, and elephant Jumbo, London zoo.

George  ArstingstallGeorge Arstingstall and Pilate, Barnum & Bailey, 1892

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). elephant trainer George Arstingstall in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=1498. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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