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Newspaper Cutting - Daily Telegraph, Tragic Last Post for Mighty Phar Lap, 07 Apr 1932 Document Reg. No: HT 10

Summary:
This newspaper cutting, from the Daily Telegraph newspaper, contains a front page story about the death of Phar Lap, including a large photograph of Phar Lap and jockey racing. It is part of a group collected by the donor's father, Malcolm William Lucas (21/02/1898 - 31/10/1985).
Description:
A yellowed large rectangular newspaper clipping with extensive black text printed on both sides. One the front is an article about the death of Phar Lap, with a large black and white photograph of a horse and jockey racing along a track, with a crowd in the background. There is an advertisement for meats printed above. The Daily Telegraph newspaper masthead is printed along the top of the page.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Lucas, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 2 mm (Height), 395 mm (Width), 465 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, souvenirs, death mourning, newspapers, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: mementoes
Inscriptions: Printed on front: TRAGIC "LAST POST" FOR MIGHTY PHAR LAP SHOCKS NATION (follwed by extensive text.)
Publisher: The Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1932
Printer: The Truth, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1932

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