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- A Issued By Melbourne, Australia
Postcard - Phar Lap, National Museum of Victoria, 1930s Reg. No: HT 8483
- This postcard was produced in the 1930s by the National Museum of Victoria (now Museum Victoria) as a souvenir of the newly acquired mount of the champion racehorse Phar Lap. Surprisingly, the year of his death is erroneously shown as '1933', rather than the correct '1932'.
- Rectangular postcard with a photographic image of the mount of Phar Lap, with `Phar Lap (50)' and `National Museum, Melbourne' printed on the front.
|Dimensions:||8.80 cm (Width), 13.90 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||civic mementoes, exhibitions, horse racing, museum history, souvenirs, horses, sport, racing industry, postcards|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Phar Lap Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MUSEUM HISTORY|
|Secondary Classification:||Marketing & Publicity|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on front: Phar Lap (50) NATIONAL MUSEUM, MELBOURNE
Printed on back: POST CARD/This Space may be used for correspondence/PHAR LAP, 1926-1933, by Night-Raid - Entreaty/39 firsts, 3 seconds, 2 thirds, 9 times unplaced/Total winnings, £66,738/ADDRESS ONLY/STAMP/TO BE/NEATLY/AFFIXED/POSTAGE. - Within Commonwealth and to all places in/British Empire, 1 1/2d.; To all other places, 2d.
|Format:||Postcard: Black & White|
|Issued By:||National Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1930-1940|