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Tea Towel - `A Tribute to Phar Lap', 1986 Object Reg. No: SH 860265

Summary:
This printed linen souvenir tea towel is an example of the Phar Lap related merchandise sold in the Museum of Victoria shop in the 1980s.

Originally sold for $3.95.
Description:
Linen tea towel printed in bright colours. Picture of Phar Lap with jockey, and one of the Melbourne Cup. Bottom left picture shows Tommy Woodcock and Phar Lap in 1930; on the bottom right side is one of Tommy Woodcock in 1980. Printed text.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 82.00 cm (Height), 48.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: civic mementoes, domestic equipment, horse racing, museum history, souvenirs, horses, sport, racing industry, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Phar Lap Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Printed on front: A Tribute to Phar Lap/Melbourne Cup 4-11-1930/ [in horseshoe] Phar Lap/Born 1926/Dies 1932/Pedigree: Night Raid-Entreaty/51 races, 37 wins, 3 seconds and 2 thirds/Total Stakes 66,738.
Date Made: 1986

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