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Digital Photograph - Holden Brothers Circus, Boy Sitting Backwards on Pony with Dog, while Pony's Foal has Drink, circa 1935 Image Reg. No: MM 111172

Description Of Content:
A boy sits backwards on a pony with a dog, while the pony's foal has a drink.

This photograph shows Freddy Mayanard of Holden Brothers Circus, circa 1935. He is sitting backwards on a pony with a dog, while the pony's foal has a drink. Melba Ryan remembers: 'She and other kids would often be educated by correspondence while travelling, and Mrs Mayanard would get the kids of the circus together and be teacher. Sometimes the kids would have to stay home to learn. Freddy is now the proprietor of Perry's Circus. His whole family travelled with the Holdens at one stage. Freddy was taught by Ernie to spin ropes, and he became very accomplished.' The location is unknown.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Dennis Ryan, 2006
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: holden brothers circus, circuses, massey harris 1920
Themes this item is part of: Holden Brothers Circus, Leisure Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Performing Arts - Circuses
Tertiary Classification: circus children
People Depicted: Mayanard, Frankie
Organisations Depicted: Holden Brothers Circus
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1935

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's mother's estimate.
Photographer: Mrs Doris Holden
Organisation Depicted: Holden Brothers Circus, Australia, circa 1935

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