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Photograph - Angora Bucks

From the Collection of National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street Geelong Victoria

Description
Sepia photo of three Angora Goat Bucks with four men wearing white shirts and and brim hats in a landscape format.
Object Registration
8063
Keywords
wool, angora goat, goat
Historical information
Angora goats are believed to have originated in the Himalaya Mountains of Asia. Angora goats were first imported into Australia in 1832 and 1833. They came from M Polonceau’s stud in France to the property of the Riley family of Raby N.S.W. Pure bred Angoras were imported from Turkey in subsequent years up to 1873, to properties in New South Wales, Victoria, and later South Australia. Farming Angora goats became popular in the 1970s.
Inscriptions & Markings
On rear top edge - Duaes(?) Anorgra Bucks 19-560
Last updated
7 Sep 2020 at 1:15PM