Washington Rural Heritage librarians recently stumbled upon the genre of photo postcards depicting people (usually children) posed in a small cart, drawn by a unlikely animal (typically a goat). Apparently around the turn of the 20th century into the 1920s, traveling portrait photographers would use a goat cart as a mechanism for soliciting business.
Goat Cart: Mae and Lynette Jarvis. Photo circa 1930: Henrietta, Texas.
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Goat Cart: Mae and Lynette Jarvis. Photo circa 1930: Henrietta, Texas. Found a whole board about "Goat Carts"!! Apparently goat cats wee quite popular in the past.
View of an unidentified African American man sitting in a goat-drawn cart surrounded by a group of men and boys.
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This is an interesting photograph of Las Vegas. Does anyone know what might be going on here? The man in the cart might have dwarfism, and one goat is covered with a banner, where the last word is “Pictures”. Are these locals? A traveling circus or promoter?Edit 2/6: Apparently, goat carts were a thing, like sitting on a moon portraits, but less common. There were a number of traveling photographers between 1900 to 1920 who used goat carts as photo props to attract customers. For ...
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Group posing with goat cart, old Immaculate Conception Church and Vogt and Lewis Hardware in background, Las Vegas, New Mexico Date: circa 1895-1915? via Palace of the Governors Photo Archives FB
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Child in a toga standing in a wagon decorated as a Roman chariot, and pulled by an Angora Goat ca. 1905-1915.
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Remembering the Harness Goats - perfect combo of interests for www.goathillfair.com! Vintage photographs, goats and hard work!!
Remembering the Harness Goats Black and white photos and text #goatvet
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Remembering the Harness Goats
Make Way for Goat Carts!
File:StateLibQld 2 242645 Young boy with a goat cart on a Mount Isa street, ca. 1936.jpg
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Young boy with a goat cart on a Mount Isa street, ca. 1936
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Dog cart from the Bernardi Family Photo collection, via Oregon State Library. #GoatCart
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Dog cart from the Bernardi Family Photo collection, via @Mariann O'Malley Swiderski State Library. #GoatCart
Man in cart pulled by four large dogs via Oregon State Library :: Bernardi Family Photo Collection.
Man in a cart pulled by four large dogs. #ORhistory #dogs
Another twist on goat carts: angry racing goats and beer! An Old Anheuser Busch Bock beer advertisement.
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Antique Beer Advertisement - Eckert & Winter's Bock (1877) - Archival Reproduction. $33.00, via Etsy.
Bock Beer Advertisement from 1877. http://www.reprintvintageposters.com/the-vintage-advertising-of-the-1800s-and-early-1900s/
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Vintage Beer Poster (1877) - Eckert & Winter's Bock
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Haystack - A sepia-toned photograph of Evelyn Colgate seated in a child's cart pulled by two goats. She is holding the reins, wearing a straw hat and holding a doll for the journey. She is about 6 years old.
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Children in festival costumes with Angora goat pulling a cart. #goatvet
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Original Pinner [Sarah T] wrote: "My children in festival costumes with our Angora goat pulling a cart."
My children in festival costumes with our Angora goat pulling a cart.
Angora goat decorated like the cart
2 can pull one #goatvet
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Goats Pulling Cart. We used to own twin cart goats. This reminds me of them.
Build or buy a Goat Cart - Spindale Dairy Goat Festival and Parade
Training goats to help haul things around the homestead...
Goats Pulling Cart. Be nice for my grand daughter Claire.
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Goats Pulling Cart pretty sure Hadley needs these!
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Nubian goats :)
Goat carts in literature! From "Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm," by Alice & Marvin Provensen.
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Also not exactly a goat cart, but an odd twist on the goats-and-transportation theme.
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Hitching a ride. My neighbor's baby goat does this to his older goat buddy! They changed the name of the older goat to Otto, short for Ottoman!
Funny animals of the week - 3 October 2014 (40 pics)
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I'd be down to own some farm animals..
Pets and their pets
ca. 1865, [albumen portrait of a young boy with a goat], J.B. Gibson
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ca. 1865, [albumen portrait of a young boy with a goat], J.B. Gibson via Charles Schwartz Photography #goatvet
ca. 1865, [albumen portrait of a young boy with a goat]... oh man i love these old potraits of children
@Alison Smith ca. 1865, [albumen portrait of a young boy with a goat], J.B. Gibson
Vintage photo, a boy and his goat, ca. 1865
Young boy with goat, 1860's Love it!