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Pentland's (Joe) Circus 1854

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Joe Pentland c1848
1854 Southern Ontario Tour Map
1854 Eastern Ontario Tour Map

Proprietors:  ???
Director: ???
Equestrians: Davis Sherwood, Mad Virginia Sherwood, William Armstrong
Clowns: Joe Pentland
Lion Tamer:  ?
Specialty: ???
Elephant: ???
Band: Full military band
Troupe Size: ???
Capacity: ???
Admission: 25¢

From Stuart Thayer, American Circus Anthology, Essays of the Early Years
Pentland’s 1854 route included the canal route from Albany out to Buffalo, a month in Ontario,
and a trip through Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Obviously, Pentland spent much longer than a month in Ontario


/1854 06 30 Toronto <subpages />

/1854 06 09 St Thomas
/1854 06 10 Delaware