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Negative - Horse Drawn Tourist Tram at Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria, circa 1895 Image Reg. No: MM 000612

Description Of Content:
Lake Wendouree. A horse-drawn tourist tram is in the foreground. It was used to take tourists around the lake. Adam Lindsay Gordon 's cottage is on the left.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Wilma Mahoney, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: boathouses, boats, horsedrawn vehicles, lakes
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Public Gardens
Tertiary Classification: lakes
Organisations Depicted: Lake Wendouree
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1895

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Phil Rickard Posted on 31 Mar 2013 6:08 PM
Was not a tourist tram - simply a horse-drawn tram for carrying residents around Ballarat in the 1890s! Later replaced by electric trams, a short length of which was ultimately preserved as today's "tourist" tram.

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