Elephant Story: Jumbo and P.T. Barnum Under the Big Top

Elephant Story: Jumbo and P.T. Barnum Under the Big Top

Les Harding / Mar 28, 2020

Elephant Story Jumbo and P T Barnum Under the Big Top The newspapers called him Overshadowing Monarch Mastodon Behemoth of Holy Writ and Prodigious Mountain He was the main event at the greatest show on earth Jumbo at around tons and almost fe

  • Title: Elephant Story: Jumbo and P.T. Barnum Under the Big Top
  • Author: Les Harding
  • ISBN: 9780786406326
  • Page: 381
  • Format: Paperback
  • The newspapers called him Overshadowing Monarch Mastodon, Behemoth of Holy Writ and Prodigious Mountain He was the main event at the greatest show on earth Jumbo, at around 6 1 2 tons and almost 12 feet tall, the biggest elephant anyone had ever seen Jumbo s mere presence in the Barnum, Bailey and Hutchinson circus guaranteed an additional 3,000 a day in box offiThe newspapers called him Overshadowing Monarch Mastodon, Behemoth of Holy Writ and Prodigious Mountain He was the main event at the greatest show on earth Jumbo, at around 6 1 2 tons and almost 12 feet tall, the biggest elephant anyone had ever seen Jumbo s mere presence in the Barnum, Bailey and Hutchinson circus guaranteed an additional 3,000 a day in box office receipts More of an exhibit than a performer, Jumbo was simply paraded around the three rings But still the people came, just to marvel at the size of this monster pachyderm This work traces Jumbo s capture in East Africa, his life in the London Zoo, the controversy over his sale for 10,000 to American showman P.T Barnum, his journey across the Atlantic, his life as the most famous attraction in Barnum s circus, and his tragic death in a railway accident in Canada in 1885.

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