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Photograph - Phar Lap & Gerald Telford, 1931 Image Reg. No: SH 940842

Summary:
Mounted sepia photograph depicting Gerald Telford, son of trainer Harry Telford, sitting on the back 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:
Sepia-coloured photograph of Phar Lap with a small boy on his back. The horse is standing in a grassy paddock, in front of a hill and there is a white fence in the background. The photograph is mounted on a grey cardboard base. On the back of the photo is written in ink the name and address of Tommy Woodcock, and other marking indicating that the photo may have been reproduced for publication.
Description Of Content:
Gerald Telford, son of trainer Harry Telford, sitting on the back 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.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Tommy Woodcock, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 26.50 cm (Height), 32.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, recreation, the greatest horse ever in my book
Themes this item is part of: Harry Telford, Race Horse Owner & Trainer (1877-1960), Tommy Woodcock, Race Horse Strapper & Trainer (1905-1985), Childhood & Youth Collection, Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: horses
Inscriptions: Handwritten in black ink on reverse: T. Woodcock/ 132 Warrigal Road/ Mentone S11/ Vic.

Handwritten in pencil on reverse: Priority 2
People Depicted: Telford, Gerald
Format: Photograph: Sepia
User: Mr Tommy Woodcock, 1931 or later

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