Image of the week: 27 February - 05 March

27 February 2017

MB1072-11297-BoyOnSheep
Yee-hah! This plucky young lad looks excited to try his hand at the classic Kiwi kid pastime of sheep-riding.  Although someone should’ve told him they said “sheep” not “ship” by the looks of his sailor suit! Boy on sheep Image credit: Howitt, Gordon, n.d., Moonlight centennial, boy on sheep, The Gordon Howitt West Coast Historic Photograph Collection, (MB1072, 11297). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand