The Equestrian Track, Kings Domain c1950

Photographer unknown

Registration number

1758992

Artist/maker

Photographer unknown

Title

The Equestrian Track, Kings Domain

Production date

c1950

Medium

photographic paper and card

Dimensions (H x W x D)

21.3 x 27 cm (print); 22.1 x 30 cm (mount)

Inscriptions

obverse: (typed) The Equestrian Track, Alexandra Avenue / The very popular equestrian tan track is bordered on both sides by a beautiful avenue of trees, lawns and gardens throughout its one and a half mile course / which skirts the River Yarra, Botanic Gardens, Shrine of Remembrance, and passes through the King's Domain and Alexandra Avenue. The track / is freely availed of by amateur equestrians.
(handwritten, black pen): This print is from the book: "Souvenir View Book of / Melbourne" (published circa 1950).

Credit line

City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection

Keywords

Melbourne, Photography, Parks, Gardens, Kings Domain, Tan Track, Alexandra Avenue, Horse Riding, Equestrian, Souvenir View Book of Melbourne, c1950

Summary

A black and white photograph of a group of horse riders on the Tan Track in the Kings Domain Gardens. The photograph is from the book "Souvenir View Book of Melbourne" published by Osboldstone in 1951.