Photograph - Billy Goat Carts

Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Depicts two young boys sitting in two-wheeled carts harnessed to two goats, and a young girl standing with a note pad and a 'bookies' ticketing bag slung over her shoulder with the words 'C.OWENS REG KPBC' written on it.
Classification
CH classification PHOTOGRAPHS Objects billycart
History and use
This photograph was taken during the 1920s and depicts two young boys sitting in two-wheeled carts harnessed to goats. A young girl is seen standing with a note pad and a 'bookies' ticketing bag slung over her shoulder. This photograph captures the popular pastime of goat racing in Queensland during the 1920s. The identity of the children is unknown.

From the collection of early 20th Century freelance photographer, Mr Fred Port.
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H3154

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