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Photograph - Tommy Woodcock, Phar Lap, Agua Caliente, Mar 1932 Reg. No: MM 106658
- Photograph, taken in Mexico in March 1932, depicts the race horse Phar Lap and his trainer Tommy Woodcock.
This copy, printed in San Francisco, was the property of James Smith, Phar Lap's Canadian farrier.
- Rectangular professional black and white glossy photograph. There is a black printer's stamp and handwriting in blue ink on the back.
- Description Of Content:
- Rectangular professional black and white photograph of a man and the head of a race horse.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Bill Smith, 2009
|Dimensions:||258 mm (Height), 203 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||horse racing, horses, racing industry, recreation, making history - phar lap|
|Themes this item is part of:||Tommy Woodcock, Race Horse Strapper & Trainer (1905-1985), David Davis, Entrepreneur & Race Horse Owner, Leisure Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Phar Lap in America, 1932, Phar Lap Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Tertiary Classification:||images (to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on back of photograph: STROUPE & SCHREINER/ EVERY THING PHOTOGRAPHIC/ Garfield 5447/ 102 De Young Bldg. San Francisco
Handwritten on back of photograph: Trainer Tommy Woodcock and Phar Lap
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Printer:||Stroupe & Schreine, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Mar 1932|
|Person Depicted:||Mr Tommy Woodcock, Agua Caliente, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, Mar 1932|
|Horse Depicted:||Phar Lap (Racehorse), Agua Caliente, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, Mar 1932|
http://museumvictoria.com.au/pharlap/ Accessed 10/02/2010
Geoff Armstrong and Peter Thompson, `Phar Lap', Allen & Urwin, 2000