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Picture - 'Phar Lap: Champion of Champions', Framed, 1996 Object Reg. No: SH 960019

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Paper Tolle

Framed picture from the 1990s shows the ongoing fascination in the Phar Lap story, and the need to represent this through contemporary collectible items.
Description:
Framed print consisting of an original newspaper clipping from 1930 and printed paper cut-and-paste arrangement of jockey riding Phar Lap, each individually mounted within their own display windows in a green mountboard within a wood frame.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 315 mm (Height), 20 mm (Width), 400 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: advertising, civic mementoes, commerce, horse racing, souvenirs, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: mementoes
Inscriptions: Printed at bottom: Phap Lap - Champion of Champions

Newspaper Clipping headline: PHAR LAP HAS IMPROVED IN APPEARANC

Written on newspaper clipping in lead pencil: 28/3/30
Place & Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1996

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