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Photograph - Presentation of Phar Lap's Melbourne Cup, Flemington Racecourse, Victoria, 4 Nov 1930 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.
|Dimensions:||321 mm (Height), 269 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|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|