Lake Windemere, British Colombia: a Native American baby-carrier attached to the back of a pony. Photograph, 1922.

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Illustrated London News, 7th October 1922: "A curious "baby-carriage": a prize-winning travouis at Lake Windemere in British Colombia": the photograph was taken during the celebrations at the recent opening of the David Thompson Memorial Fort at Lake Windemere, British Colombia, and shows the winner of a prize for the best travouis, a primitive type of Indian wheel-less vehicle. The fort was opened and the prizes presented by Lady Margaret Boscawen, sister of Lord Byng, the Governor-General of Canada Lettering attached to label on photograph verso


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