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Travel a la mode, Lake Darlot

1905
Overview

One safety film negative depicting two women on a camel led by another woman.

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-11-EG-N-030-021A-P
Width
35 mm
Height or length
25 mm
Keywords
Women
Camel
Transport
Lake Darlot
Eastern Goldfields, Western Australia
Country
Australia
State
Western Australia
Year
1905
Eastern Goldfields Historical Society

Eastern Goldfields Historical Society

Organisation Details
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Two women sit side-saddle on a camel with its lead held by another woman.
Between 1860 and 1907, more than 11,000 Arabian camels were brought into Australia. Many came directly to the Eastern Goldfields. As well as providing transport for prospectors, camels were often used for novelty picnic outings.