Similar items over time

Newspaper Supplement - Sporting Globe, Melbourne Cup, 1939 Document Reg. No: SH 931237

This A3 sized newspaper supplement was issued with the Sporting Globe on October 25th, 1939, to promote the upcoming Melbourne Cup Carnival.
A3 newspaper supplement. It is coloured in tones of black and white. The front cover has a horse-racing scene in the upper left corner. The Melbourne Cup Trophy is depicted in centre, while a race-going couple in appropriate dress are depicted in the upper righr corner. On the back cover is a full page advertisment for a Buick car.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Peter Campbell, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 35.60 cm (Height), 0.30 cm (Width), 27.20 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: horse racing, recreation, melbourne cup racing carnival, commerce, newspapers, 1939 vfl grandfinal, footscray football club 1935, making history - phar lap, baseball 1972, greyhounds, winning horses in the 30, s, dugdale
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Printed on front cover: The SPORTING/ GLOBE/ PICTORIAL/ Racing/ SUPPLEMENT.
SUPPLEMENT TO THE/ SPORTING GLOBE/ OCT. 25, 1939. [Followed by extensive text).
Publisher: Sporting Globe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1939
Printer: Edgar H. Baillie, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia, 1939


Joan Loe Posted on 11 Sep 2013 9:29 AM
I am looking for a writer for Sporting Globe, his name was Bill Priestley and he was know as Muscat. wonder if any of this is mentioned in newspaper.
John Davis Posted on 11 Nov 2014 12:01 PM
Looking for articles published in The Sporting Globe by George Davis on Baseball in Melbourne 1972.Please advise where I can receive copy of this article.

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.


This item is part of the following themes:

Similar items

Yes No