Historical information

Prams were very common as few families had cars in the 1940s to transport children.
Prams were used so that babies could sleep outdoors and be moved within walking distance.


Original vintage cyclops 1940s pram. This pram is typical of the prams used in the Kiewa Valley during the 1940s and into the 1950s when Mt Beauty township was built and included many families with young children.

Physical description

Painted beige cane and steel pram with 4 spoked wheels and rubber tyres supported by steel springs. Cream colour. Lined with vinyl (perhaps). Cane decoration on each side.

Inscriptions & markings

Decorative cane pattern on each side