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Print - Daryl Lindsay, Phar Lap, 1932 Reg. No: SH 960012
- Print of an original painting of Phar Lap by local artist Daryl Lindsay. This print was published by Melbourne's Sporting Globe newspaper as a colour supplement after Phar Lap's death in April 1932. The original was painted from life by Lindsay.
- Coloured print. The print is mounted on a piece of cardboard taken from a clothing or hat box, from The Chicago Store, of 451-453 Sydney Road, Brunswick and of Lygon Street Carlton. The print has been stuck to the cardboard, possibly to be framed.
- Description Of Content:
- It shows the horse on the right of the picture, ears pricked, alert and waiting to be covered by a rug which is being carried by a strapper, probably Tommy Woodcock. The boy is wearing a cloth cap and carrying a green horse rug. There are other horse gear in the foreground, and there is a white horse in the background. The painting is set in a grazing paddock, with gum trees and hills.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Leah Breninger, 1996
|Dimensions:||288 mm (Height), 400 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||horse racing, art, prints, sport, newspapers, paintings, artists, making history - phar lap|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on front: PHAR LAP: claimed to be the greatest racehorse Australia has known/ Chestnut gelding by Night Raid - Entreaty, aged 5 years. Owners, D.J.Davis and H.R.Telford. Bred Timaru (N.Z.) 1926, died California (U.S.A.) April 5, 1932./Bought for 160 gns., won 37 races (36 in Australia) worth nearly 70,000 [pounds]. Won Melbourne Cup as a four year old, carrying 9.12./ Highest stake winner in Australia and third highest in the world. Supplement Sporting G..|
|Format:||Print - Painting: Colour|
|Artist:||Mr Daryl Lindsay, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1932|
|Publisher:||Sporting Globe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1932|
|Horse Depicted:||Phar Lap (Racehorse)|