A papier-mache cow on Mrs Mellor’s car, 1944

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ID Number: 140486
Maker: Herald Newspaper
Melbourne, Victoria.
1944-02-29.
A papier-mache cow, used for milking demonstrations at the Werribee experimental farm, being tied on to the luggage carrier of Mrs Mellor's car for transport to the farm. Mrs Mellor is Field Officer in charge of the Women's Land Army Mont Park training depot.

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Persistent URL:http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/140486

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  1. Seth Gaines 25 months ago | reply

    Clearly a decoy, which could be deployed to possible Japanese landing sites to frighten them off.

  2. laguna74 [deleted] 24 months ago | reply

    very interesting

  3. paulmaddams.com 22 months ago | reply

    Does anyone know the type of car that is, looks to be around late 1928 to 1931, it has wooden wheels. It's Not a Ford Model A or Model T. Its a big car.

  4. Balticson 20 months ago | reply

    Mrs.M WAS the type to cry over spilt milk

  5. MsWonderer1000 20 months ago | reply

    a paper mache cow bounded on a car (for me an object of art), dated 1944 Australia

  6. ebamismoi 19 months ago | reply

    Looks like the lady walking by might be saying"What the,,,,,,," LOL

  7. excellentzebu1050 15 months ago | reply

    Fantastic so Special really EXCELLENT

  8. abriwin 15 months ago | reply

    typical Aussie cow, upside down.

  9. ataur01 11 months ago | reply

    very nice picture collection ....
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  10. hamad3fnaak 4 months ago | reply

    مازال لدي امل الحلقة 24 www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLT7RoMmEP8

  11. steveartist 4 months ago | reply

    Now that's what I call a Tail Gate!

  12. Era: '51 - Gone to Ipernity 2 months ago | reply

    The milk was quite high in fiber.

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