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Negative - 'Muggs Trot' Street Procession, Wangaratta, Victoria, 21 Jul 1915 Image Reg. No: MM 6220

Description Of Content:
Street parade for 'Muggs Trot' with about twenty horse riders dressed in costumes passing the Royal Hotel (in background) watched by a scattered crowd of spectators on either side of the street. There as several horsedrawn vehicles parked by the kerb waiting for the parade to pass. In the left background is the weatherboard side wall of a shop on which are painted the words "[WHITE] HOUSE, CASH or TERMS, BEDSTEADS, BEDDING, WIRE MATTRESSES, CARPETS, LINOLEUMS, FLOORCLOTHS .. "
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Rita Morrison, 1988
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: fancy dress, festivals, horsedrawn vehicles, horses, hotels, parades, streetscapes
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: parades & street festivals
Inscriptions: Hand-written in white across the bottom of the photograph: 'THE PROCESSION "MUGGS TROT" WANGARATTA 21/7/15' 'THELMA STUDIO'
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Irvings' White House Furnshing Arcade, Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia, 21 Jul 1915

A double-storey building in the background is marked 'Royal Hotel' - possibly A.V. Gray's Royal Hotel situated on Reid Street, Wangaratta.
Creator: Courtney's Thelma Studio, 21 Jul 1915

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