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Photograph - Two Boys with Goat Cart, Australia, circa 1895 Image Reg. No: MM 70188

Summary:
This image is a duplicate of the glass negative registered as MM 046690, however, the print only shows hlaf the image.
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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 10 cm (Height), 14 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: carts, goats, railway lines, animal power, goods sheds, tree stumps
Themes this item is part of: Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), A.J. Campbell Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Pets & Pet Care
Tertiary Classification: goats
Inscriptions: Hand-written inscription below image: '"Will you make a picture of my Goat, Sir?" The Answer.'
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria (?), Australia, circa 1895
Photographer: Archibald Campbell, Victoria, Australia, circa 1895

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