1919 photo of Canadian moose drawn sled in winter

$25.00 CAD

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Quirky photo of two young Canadian moose harnessed to a sleigh, pulling two warmly dressed women.

Handwritten on back:

Rising Kris Kringles steeds young Wisconsin moose thoroughly broken to harness who can outrun any horse team in the neighborhood.

Two stamps: LESLIE’S WEEKLY’ and ‘LESLIE”S WEEKLY Copyright Leslie Judge Co. 1919

Also attached in piece of paper with typewritten text in French talking about moose and their ‘domestication’ for this purpose.

10,50 x 6.50 cm //  4 ¼” x 6 ⅜”

(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the photo for sale)


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, later renamed Leslie's Weekly, was an American illustrated literary and news magazine founded in 1855 and published until 1922. It was one of several magazines started by publisher and illustrator Frank Leslie.

Throughout its decades of existence, the weekly provided illustrations and reports—first with wood-engravings and Daguerreotypes, later with more advanced forms of photography—of wars from John Brown's raid at Harpers Ferry and the Civil War until the Spanish–American War and the First World War.