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.
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 ...
Boy and Girl with Goat Cart :: Clark County Historical Museum Photograph Collection
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USA goat cart #goatvet
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USA goat cart #goatvet likes this Angora cross goat's good condition
Dog cart from the Bernardi Family Photo collection, via Oregon State Library. #GoatCart
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Man in cart pulled by four large dogs via Oregon State Library :: Bernardi Family Photo Collection.
Denison children and goat cart, 1929 :: Garfield County Heritage: www.washingtonrur...
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Denison children and goat cart, 1929 :: Garfield County Heritage
Another twist on goat carts: angry racing goats and beer! An Old Anheuser Busch Bock beer advertisement.
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Vintage Beer Poster (1877) - Eckert & Winter's Bock
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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Angora goat decorated like the cart
2 can pull one #goatvet
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Nubian goats pulling small carriage....WANT!
Build or buy a Goat Cart - Spindale Dairy Goat Festival and Parade
Goat carts in literature! From "Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm," by Alice & Marvin Provensen.
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The easiest way to tell the difference between a sheep and goat is to look at their tails. A goat's tail goes up (unless it is sick, frightened, or in distress). Sheep tails hang down and are often docked for health and sanitary reasons. Goats are naturally curious and independent, while sheep tend to be more distant and aloof. Sheep have a stronger flocking instinct and become very agitated if they are separated from the rest of the flock. It is easier to keep sheep inside a fence than goats.
Also not exactly a goat cart, but an odd twist on the goats-and-transportation theme.
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Found this under DIY haha. It's a funny pic
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a goat chillin on a sheep (: LMAO...what are friends for
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ca. 1865, [albumen portrait of a young boy with a goat], J.B. Gibson
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This is what our kids school pic will be :)
boy's best friend :o)
ca. 1865, [albumen portrait of a young boy with a goat], J.B. Gibson via Charles Schwartz Photography
Vintage photo, a boy and his goat, ca. 1865
Jack's Father and Grandparents with Goat Cart by Photo_History, via Flickr
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