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Where is it from?
- A User Mordialloc, Australia
Horse Hood - Red & Black Wool, Phar Lap, 1928-1932 Reg. No: SH 880477
- Red and black woollen horse hood belonging to a collection of Phar Lap's equipment which had been kept in a suitcase by his strapper Tommy Woodcock as a memorial to his beloved friend.
He brought the suitcase to the Museum of Victoria in 1979, and donated it and the contents to the Museum. Museum staff remember that he was visibly moved as he carefully removed each item from the case, such was his affection for the horse.
- Horse hood made from a deep red woollen material, bound in black wool material with black cotton tapes.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Tommy Woodcock, 1988
|Dimensions:||66 cm (Width), 105 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||animal husbandry, horse racing, recreation, horses, sport, racing industry, making history - phar lap|
|Themes this item is part of:||Tommy Woodcock, Race Horse Strapper & Trainer (1905-1985), David Davis, Entrepreneur & Race Horse Owner, Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Phar Lap Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Tertiary Classification:||horse equipment|
|User:||Mr Tommy Woodcock, Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1932|