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Drawing - Les Mason, Phar Lap Winning the 1929 Rosehill Guineas, 1932 Image Reg. No: SH 932190

Summary:
This drawing was of Phar Lap winning the Rosehill Guineas in Sydney in 1929 was done by Les Mason. He attended the race, and drew this from memory three years later in 1932, after Phar Lap's death.
Description:
Pencil rendered drawing of jockey on horse back, with signiture date, and title in the lower right-hand corner. Reverse of rendering has a piece of white paper glued to it detailing Phar Lap's racing records, with yellow hi-lights at regular intervals.

The drawing has been laminated in a plastic sleeve.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr L. Mason, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 32.30 cm (Height), 0.30 cm (Width), 45.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, art, drawings, 1930, 1930s, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: illustrations
Inscriptions: Written on front: MASON/ 1932/ PHAR LAP/ 1932.

Written on reverse: WINNING ROSEHILL GUINEAS 9f-3 LENGTHS-8.5/ -J. MUNRO.-SEP. 21st-1929.- (RACE RECORD)/ PHAR LAP'S RACE RECORD/ [followed by extended text]
Format: Drawing: Black & White
Artist: Mr L. Mason, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1932

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