Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Mr. Martin’s goat

A family portrait with two children sitting in a small cart drawn by a goat!

The Martins near the shore and the cottage’s private road when Paul-Édouard was six months old (July 26, 1918).

© Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Paul-Émile Martin coll., m05125.

Country life put vacationers in close contact with animals. We often see pictures of large dogs harnessed like this during this period, but goats are rare!

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