Old

Public

Library

Boston

Charles F Atkison,

 

Frank C Bostock.

 

   Program and       Manager

 

J.H. Dexter

Business Manager

April 12 1882

 

An Established New England Enterprise

 

JOE

The Giant Orang Outang or hairy man of the woods from Borneo, unquestionable the most intelligent animal ever exhibited in any country.  His extraordinary accomplishments stamp him at a glance as the most remarkable exhibit from the Jungle that the world has ever seen


 

ATTRACTIONS TO BE FOUND IN THE MAIN HALL.

(ON THE SECOND FLOOR.)

 

Upon entering this department, by way of the great middle-stairway, the patrons find themselves surrounded upon every

side, by cage after cage, heavily barred and scrupulously kept clean containing

 

The Finest Collection of Wild Beasts Ever Seen in Captivity,

offering practical opportunities for Zoological research seldom enjoyed.  Whether the visitor be a student of natural history or merely a curious, casual observer of Zoological subjects: a perfect feast of knowledge and pleasure can be obtained in studying and admiring these wild denizens of the woods, ranging from the diminutive monkey to the giant elephant.

 

The Lecturer in Attendance will Answer any Question of give you any Information you Desire about the Animals, upon Application to him.

 

Asides from the educational interest in the general collection, there are several special features of unusual merit and rare occurrence, which should not be overlooked.

 

The first of which is the

FIVE BABY WOLVES ON AN OPEN PLATFORM.

where all the patrons may fondle and play with them without fear or restraint.

(Born January 13, 1897.)

 


A children's feature never before known in America

 

A Free Ride on the Back of an Elephant.

 

Between each regular exhibition given in this department, the juvenile visitors will be given a free ride on the back of "Jolly." the Indian elephant, who will make a complete circuit of the mammoth hall.


A never ending scene of animated humor will be experienced n a visit to the large cage erected in the centre of the street end of the building, which in known as

The Monkey's Paradise.

In this cage are to be found the various species of the quadrumana world happily and contentedly dwelling together and with many of the domestic animal universe constitutes a variable dumb-Brute "Hogan's Alley," even to the "Yellow Kid," who seems to be the master-general of never ending mischief.


Our Latest Importation, direct from the Zoological Gardens, London, Eng,. a

CHIMPANZEE

Chimpanzees are exceedingly rare, and the management, having secured another one (female) desires the Zoo patrons to name the same. Blank slips may be had at the Box Office when purchasing tickets.  To the individual who furnishes the most appropriate name, selected by the judges, one from each daily paper, before Saturday evening, April 24, will be presented a handsome (& Wobham Comet Bicycle, the bicycle will be awarded Monday eve., April 26


Program-Continued.

 

The recreative feature of this department during this week is the performance given on the Exhibition Stage: The Untamable Wild Beast WALLACE.

Exhibited by Prof. Mat Johnson at 11:45 a.m., 1:45, 3:00, 4:45, 7:15, 9:15 p.m.

Another remarkable feature of this hall is

The Feeding of the CARNIVORE at 4 and 10.30 p.m.


A LADIES RECEPTION PARLOR AND COAT ROOM has been appointed in the rear end of the building, where a marton is always in attendance to wait upon you.

ICE WATER can be found in a reservoir located back of the spiral stair-case in the rear right-hand corner of this building.

All Lost and Found Articles should be reported at the box office.

 

The Doors of the Zoo Open From 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.


ATTRACTIONS TO BE FOUND IN THE BALCONY.

 

(Ascend the Spiral Stair-case Located at Extreme Right in Rear of Main Hall.)

Turning to the right after leaving the head of the stairs, is the picturesque reproduction of

 

A TROPICAL SCENE IN THE SUNNY SOUTH.

 

A vivariam of saurian's and reptiles generally, all displayed in such a characteristic way as to

invite admiration, even though the ugly and hideous monsters cause one to fairly shudder.


In a large show-case located to the right of this hall will be found

THE GILA MONSTERS.

The first of these deadly reptiles that were ever exhibited in Boston.  A species of the lizard more

dreaded them the serpent.


Leaving this room by the door to the extreme right the journey is made through the several

alcoves in which are found

SCORES OF SMALL QUADRUPEDS.

ranging from the beautiful Oscelot to the awkward Kangaroo


One of the most remarkable zoological exhibits of this floor is

THE LION AND THE LAMB IN THE SAME CAGE.

A veritable realization of the Biblical prediction.


Another marvelous dual-existence is that of

The Fox and the Goose in the same Cage.

A present century realization of the ancient fable.


With the screaming Eagle a companion to the greedy Pelican and who are forced to listen to

lectures given by the Parrot and Macaw constitute

An Odd Aviary Exhibit


When you have wandered through the various departments of the Zoo, until you have fully satisfied

your studies or curiosity, the visitor will find chairs in the various alcoves, and if time is

no object to you, the

Charming Music by the Hungarian Gypsy Band,

will afford you pleasant relief and rest and make your visit a

A DREAM OF ZOOLOGICAL DELIGHT NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN.


Program-Continued.

ATTRACTIONS TO BE FOUND IN THE LOWER HALLS

(ON THE STREET FLOOR.)

 

After passing through the door at the end of the passageway leading from the entrance of the siding, the visitors find themselves in

YEDDO SQUARE (of Japan.)

 

As true to life as the celebrated scenic artist, MR. CONRAD TRITSCHLER could execute the Surrondings, which were modeled from original photographs.  The decorations are real Japanese articles, and in the centre of the "square," is erected a booth where the eye is pleased with a most animated scene of Japanese life and industry and if fancy invites a cup of native tea can be procured.


Leading from "Yeddo Square," on the lift is

Major Mite

This prettily decorated room has been arranged exclusively for the introduction of this diminutive marvel, where he entertains his admirers at the following hours: 11:45 A.M., 12:15, 1:15, 2:45, 3:45, 4:15, 5:15, 7:45, 8:45, 9:45 P.M.


In the hall leading from the right of "Yeddo Square:

"JOE." THE GIANT ORANG OUTANG.

JOE is on exhibition all the time from 10 A.M to 9:45 P.M.  His exhibitions take place as follow:

11 A.M., 12 M,. 1, 2:30, 3:30, 4, 5, 7:30. 8:30, 9:30 P.M.


A Special request is made of the Patrons to use the right-hand stair-case in going from the Upper to the Lower Halls.  By observing this rule it assures comfort and convenience.



 

PRINCE the Wresting Lion

 

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