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Photograph - Phar Lap & Mark Friend, 1931 Image Reg. No: SH 910548

Summary:
Mounted sepia photograph depicting Mark Friend holding the reins of Phar Lap, on a property at Bacchus Marsh. It was taken just prior to Phar Lap's trip to North America in November, 1931.
Description:
A sepia-toned photograph of Phar Lap with a man in a suit holding the horses's reins. The photograph is taken outside, with a white wooden fence in the background, against a bare hill. The horse is standing side on to the camera. The photograph is mounted to a brown cardboard backing, with a darker brown border around the photo and the backing.
Description Of Content:
Photographer Mark Friend with Phar Lap
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 35.00 cm (Height), 27.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, recreation, horses, rural landscapes, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
People Depicted: Friend, Mark
Organisations Depicted: Phar Lap
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1931

Mark Friend was a Qld based photographer who took a series of photographs of Phar Lap at Bacchus Marsh in 1931.
Person Depicted: Mark Friend, Nov 1931

Mark Friend was a Qld based photographer who took a series of photographs of Phar Lap at Bacchus Marsh in 1931.
Horse Depicted: Phar Lap (Racehorse), Nov 1931

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