Menagerie race at the naval and military sports

Accession Number ART50183
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 18.7 x 24.1 cm; image: 15.1 x 21.5 cm
Object type Print
Physical description wood engraving
Maker after Samuel Calvert
Illustrated Australian News
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 7 November 1885
Conflict Sudan, 1885
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Military volunteers with an assortment of animals at the start of the menagerie Race. The starter has a smoking pistol in his hand. This is an illustration from the Illustrated Australian News, 7 November, 1885, p.173.