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Poster - The Herald Newspaper Front Page, 04 Nov 1930 Document Reg. No: SH 932116

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Reproduction poster - Phar Lap's 1930 Melbourne Cup

This poster was given away as a freebie at the opening of the 1993 Museum of Victoria exhibition `Phar Lap ... With a Nation's Soul Upon His Back.'
Description:
Large A2 sized poster printed on yellow newsprint. It shows a full-sized reproduction of the front page of the Herald newspaper, dated Tuesday 4th November, 1930, containing a story of how Phar Lap won the 1930 Melbourne Cup, along with three advertisements and the newspaper masthead.
Acquisition Information:
Collected, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 59.50 cm (Height), 40.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: museum history, horse racing, exhibitions, newspapers, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MUSEUM HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Marketing & Publicity
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink on front: COMPLETE STORY OF THE MELBOURNE CUP/ THE HERALD/ MELBOURNE, TUESDAY EVENING , NOVEMBER 4, 1939/ HOW PHAR LAP WON THE MELBOURNE CUP. (followed by extensive text.)
Issued By: Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1993

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