Wombwell’s Travelling Menagerie

Wombwell's Travelling Menagerie

George Wombwell Tomb, Highgate Cemetary, London

 

George Wombwell was a famous circus owner and exhibitor in Victorian England. With a taste for the sensational and the appetite of the masses. At the high of his success Wombwell had three menageries that traveled all around the country. He now spends his time in his tomb in Highgate cemetery, under a statue of his favorite lion Nero.

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