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Negative - Bairnsdale, Victoria, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 004694

Description Of Content:
A horse float in a carnival procession. The theme of the float is 'The old woman who lived in a shoe' and a sign on the side reads: She gave them some broth without any bread/ whipped each one soundly or scolded instead/ but they yelled all the more and each one said/ 'till you get us boots at Arthur's we'll not go to bed. A sign above the float reads: Arthur's boots are best value.'.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Edna Arthur, 1987
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: advertising, carnivals, ceremonies, dogs, domestic animals, games, horsedrawn vehicles, parade floats
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
People Depicted: Colenzo, Frank
Organisations Depicted: Arthur's Boots
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Bairnsdale, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
Creator: Eastwood Bros Studio, circa 1900
Advertiser: Arthur's Boots, Bairnsdale, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900

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