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Photograph - Phar Lap & Gerald Telford, Mark Friend, 1931 Image Reg. No: SH 910547

Summary:
Mounted hand tinted sepia photograph depicting Gerald Telford, son of trainer Harry Telford, sitting on the back of Phar Lap, on a property at Bacchus Marsh. It was taken just prior to Phar Lap's trip to North America in November, 1931.

Information about the photograph is hand written below the photograph on the mount.
Description:
A hand tinted photograph of Phar Lap with Gerald Telford seated on his back. The photograph is taken outside with a wooden fence and a bare hill in the background. The boy is wearing a small jockey's outfit, with white cap, red and green jacket, and white trousers. Handwriting on the base of the backing identifies the photo. The photo is mounted on a brown cardboard backing, with a deeper brown border around the photo and the edge of the backing.
Description Of Content:
Gerald Telford, son of trainer Harry Telford, sitting on the back of Phar Lap, on a property at Bacchus Marsh. It was taken just prior to Phar Lap's trip to North America in November, 1931.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 35.00 cm (Height), 27.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, recreation, horses, rural landscapes
Themes this item is part of: Harry Telford, Race Horse Owner & Trainer (1877-1960), Childhood & Youth Collection, Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Handwritten, Indian ink: Phar Lap with Master Telford up. Photo taken/at Bacchus Marsh, November 1931/Mark Friend/photo.
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1931
Photographer: Mark Friend, Nov 1931
Person Depicted: Gerald Telford, Nov 1931
Horse Depicted: Phar Lap (Racehorse), Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1931

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