Man carries small boy on his shoulders at the Brisbane Exhibition, 1947

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Where: Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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When: 01 August 1947

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Part of: 28118, Sunday Truth and Sunday Sun Newspaper Photographic Negatives.

Location: Brisbane, Queensland.

Description: The boy holds a stick of sugarcane. In the background is a Peter's ice-cream stand. This album is focused on the Royal National Show between 1947-1950. This annual agricultural show is held at the Brisbane Showgrounds and is commonly known as the "Ekka", short for "exhibition". The Ekka includes a night program, which features a sideshow alley, showbag pavilion, and nightly fireworks displays.

View the original image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/264790.

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