mulga_fredMulga Fred. From stock camp to sartorial icon and down-and-out again.

Peter J Bridge

ISBN 978-0-85905-930-5, (New, 2022), A4, 46 pages, well illustrated, 150 grams, $25.00*

Fred, a NW aboriginal became a bush circus horse rider and ended up in Victoria where he was long thought to be the model for Pelaco's "Mine tinkit they fit" shirt advertisements. He was killed by a train in 1948.