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Photograph - Phar Lap, Tommy Woodcock & Gerald Telford, 1931 Image Reg. No: SH 910550

Summary:
Mounted sepia photograph depicting strapper Tommy Woodcock, Gerald Telford, son of Harry Telford, as well as two unnamed men, sitting on the grass next to 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 blanket on, grazing in a paddock with a white wooden fence in the background. Three hatted men with waistcoats, and a small boy with a cap, are seated at the feet of the horse. One man, Tommy Woodcock is holding the horse by its front leg. The grass is long. Handwriting in Indian ink identifies the photo.
Description Of Content:
Phar Lap with Gerald Telford, Tommy Woodcock and 2 others
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 35.00 cm (Width), 27.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, recreation, horses, rural landscapes
Themes this item is part of: Tommy Woodcock, Race Horse Strapper & Trainer (1905-1985), Harry Telford, Race Horse Owner & Trainer (1877-1960), Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Handwritten in ink at base of the photo: Phar Lap, Woodcock and young Telford at Bacchus Marsh. Photo taken just prior to Phar Lap leaving for America./Mark Friend/Photo/Copyright.
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1931
Photographer: Mark Friend, Nov 1931
Person Depicted: Gerald Telford, Nov 1931
Person Depicted: Mr Tommy Woodcock, Nov 1931
Horse Depicted: Phar Lap (Racehorse), Nov 1931

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