Letter - Unknown to Mrs. Telford, Phar Lap's Death, 1932 Document Reg. No: HT 13427

This letter of sympathy was one of a large number sent to his trainer and part owner Harry Telford after Phar Lap died in April, 1932. The Telford family retained the letters, and they were donated to the museum in the 1990s.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 19.60 cm (Width), 24.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: death mourning, horse racing, horses, sport, racing industry, correspondence, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Harry Telford, Race Horse Owner & Trainer (1877-1960), Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: correspondence
Inscriptions: Text: Mrs. Telford/Dear Madam/Under seperate/cover I have posted to you a working/of Phar Lap I thought you would like/to buy one of him it makes a fine/picture when framed this one is/one pound five shillings./I am making one/on black poplin with the horse/standing on a lawn will cost 2-2-0./I am a totally disabled soldier and/I do this work.

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