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Drawing - Ted Watts, Phar Lap, Ink, 1960s Image Reg. No: SH 970281

Summary:
This large black ink drawing on white water colour board was produced by Mr C.W (Ted) Watts in Melbourne in the 1960s, from a photograph in a book. It depicts a jockey riding Phar Lap in a race.
Description:
A black ink drawing of a horse and jockey during a race. The drawing is on a large piece of cream coloured mount board, with a black ink border around the edge. Taped to the back is the manufacture's label for the mount board.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Miss J. Whitfort, 1997
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 57.40 cm (Height), 73.00 cm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Measurement From Conservation. Measuring Method: Still attached to board

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Tagged with: art, drawings, horse racing, horses, racing industry, sport, sportsmen, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: mementoes
Inscriptions: Written in black ink on front: PHAR LAP

Signed on front: C.W. Watts

Printed on label taped to back: DEAN'S HAND MOUNTED/ WATER COLOUR BOARD/ DEANS, MELBOURNE
Format: Drawing: Black & White
Artist: Mr C. Watts, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1960-1970

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