View of an unidentified African American man sitting in a goat-drawn cart surrounded by a group of men and boys.
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 ...
I just created this GIF using the #Stereogranimator (via New York Public Library @nypl_labs)
Child in a toga standing in a wagon decorated as a Roman chariot, and pulled by a sheep, ca. 1905-1915. This is probably a participant in a children's parade. #PhotoFriday #ORhistory
File:StateLibQld 2 242645 Young boy with a goat cart on a Mount Isa street, ca. 1936.jpg
Dog cart from the Bernardi Family Photo collection, via @Oregon State Library. #GoatCart
Denison children and goat cart, 1929 :: Garfield County Heritage: http://www.washingtonruralheritage.org/cdm/ref/collection/pomeroy/id/779
Another twist on goat carts: angry racing goats and beer! An Old Anheuser Busch Bock beer advertisement.
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.
2 can pull one #goatvet
Goat carts in literature! From "Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm," by Alice & Marvin Provensen.
Also not exactly a goat cart, but an odd twist on the goats-and-transportation theme.
ca. 1865, [albumen portrait of a young boy with a goat], J.B. Gibson
Nutfield Genealogy: Goat Cart Update
Jack's Father and Grandparents with Goat Cart by Photo_History, via Flickr