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Photograph - Phar Lap & Tommy Woodcock, 1931 Image Reg. No: SH 910549

Mounted sepia photograph depicting strapper Tommy Woodcock and the field manager standing 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.
A sepia-toned photograph of Phar Lap, with two men, one with his hand on the horse's mane, one looking up into the horse's face. A bare hill is in the background, with a white wooden fence in the far distance. One man wears a felt hat; both men wear open waistcoats over their open-necked shirts. The photograph is mounted to a brown cardboard backing, with a deeper brown border around the photograph and the backing. Hand writing in ink identifies the photograph.
Description Of Content:
Phar Lap with Tommy Woodcock and the Bacchus Marsh Field Manager
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: Tommy Woodcock, Race Horse Strapper & Trainer (1905-1985), David Davis, Entrepreneur & Race Horse Owner, Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Handwritten in Indian ink: The Field Manager Bacchus Marsh/Phar Lap/Tommy Woodcock Trainer/Photo taken at Bacchus Marsh/ November 1931/Mark Friend Photo.
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Photographer: Mark Friend, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1931
Person Depicted: Mr Tommy Woodcock, Nov 1931
Horse Depicted: Phar Lap (Racehorse), Nov 1931

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