Rockford Parade Elephant

90.5.66 96 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

Rockford Parade Elephant

Description

A photograph of Queen Jumbo, a circus elephant, proceeding west past the 300 block of East State Street. Note the three businesses along the route: W. E. Dolk, photographer, at 304 E. State Street; Frank G. Smith, harnessmaker, at 306 E. State Street; and the Druggist Union Company at 308 E. State Street. The Interurban rails are clearly visible in the foreground. Queen Jumbo performed with the Ringling Brothers' Circus from 1896 to 1918.

Date

circa 1896 - 1900

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

90.5.66

Original Format

Glass Plate Negative

Physical Dimensions

5" x 7"

Citation

“Rockford Parade Elephant,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed May 6, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/1346.

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