Wikipedia describes the Red River Cart as a large two-wheeled cart made entirely of non-metallic materials. Often drawn by oxen, these carts were used throughout most of the 19th century in the fur trade and the westward expansion in the plains of the Red River in North America. The cart was a simple conveyance developed by Métis for use in their settlement of Manitoba.
This Red River Cart model, made completely of wood, was acquired in Manitoba in 1970s. It was made by industrial workshops at the Society of Crippled Children and Adults of Manitoba, Canada. According to the Brandon Sun, a similar replica of the famed Red River cart of Manitoba’s history, ‘ was. presented to Mr. Bob Hope Easter Seals campaign in 1965.
Size: 13 inches X 7 inches X 6.5 inches high
Materials: Wood and leather
Condition: Excellent, like new. Original manufacturing label on item.
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