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Glass Negative - Two Boys with Goat Cart, Australia, circa 1895 Reg. No: MM 046690
- Black and white silver gelatin glass negative, half plate, landscape format
- Description Of Content:
- Two boys playing with a small two-wheeled home-made goat-drawn cart, made from a wooden fruit box or crate marked 'J.T. MORTON' on the side. The older boy is seated in the cart and is holding a switch and reins in his hands. The goat hitched to the cart is standing in front of a large tree stump. The younger boy is standing in front of the goat looking on. In the backgroung there appears to be a railway line and possibly a railway goods shed, suggesting that the photograph may have been taken in a railway station yard.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
|Tagged with:||carts, goats, railway lines, animal power, goods sheds, tree stumps|
|Themes this item is part of:||A.J. Campbell Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Pets & Pet Care|
|Inscriptions:||Hand-written inscription below second copy of same image registered at MM 70188:
'"Will you make a picture of my Goat, Sir?" The Answer.'
|Format:||Glass Negative: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Victoria (?), Australia, circa 1895|
|Photographer:||Archibald Campbell, Victoria, Australia, circa 1895|