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Photograph - Presentation of Phar Lap's Melbourne Cup, Flemington Racecourse, Victoria, 4 Nov 1930 Image Reg. No: MM 113807

Black and white photograph.
Description Of Content:
Child holding Phar Lap's Melbourne Cup during award presentation. Lord Somers (partially obscured) wears a top hat in the background and a man standing to the left is steadying the boy.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 321 mm (Height), 269 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: horse racing, sport, hats, awards, children, trophies, ceremonies, people, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: mementoes
Inscriptions: Handwritten in grey pencil on the back of photograph: 'only child / Every Received / The Melbourne Cup'

Handwritten in blue ink on the back of photograph: Nov 4th 1930 / 4 1/2 years old / 1930 Melbourne Cup presented by / acting Govenor General / Lord Somers / 1'

Printed in purple ink on the back of photograph: 'SUN-NEWS PICTORIAL / COPYRIGHT'
People Depicted: Lord Somers
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 4 Nov 1930
Person Depicted: Lord Somers

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