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Negative - Bill Boyd boxing with his pet kangaroo, Kanga Joe, Nandaly, Bimbourie, Victoria, 1923 Reg. No: MM 002277
- Bill Boyd writes of this iconic Australian image of a boxing kangaroo: 'Joe, as we called him, could box quite well and quite enjoyed it. He could throw his head well back and dodge. If he was boxing with a stranger, he could spring off his tail and rip his strides from the hip to the heel.'
Weston Bate, 1989, "Having a Go! Bill Boyd's Mallee", Museum Victoria, Melbourne.
- Description Of Content:
- Bill Boyd boxing with his pet kangaroo, Kanga Joe. (see also MM 002278).
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mr William (Bill) Boyd, 1985
- The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
|Tagged with:||australian native animals, boxing, domestic animals, games, kangaroos, pets, sport|
|Themes this item is part of:||Childhood & Youth Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Bill Boyd Photographic Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Pets & Pet Care|
|People Depicted:||Boyd, William (Bill)|
|Organisations Depicted:||Kanga Joe|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White; 35 mm|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Nandaly, Mallee, Victoria, Australia, 1923|
|Creator:||Mr William (Bill) Boyd, 1923|