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Newspaper Cutting - The Sun, Cardigan Reveals Truth about Phar Lap's Death, 22 May 1932 Document Reg. No: HT 7

This newspaper cutting, from the Sunday Sun newspaper, contains the first part of an article about Phar Lap's death, particularly a theory about it by horse racing journalist `Cardigan'. It is part of a group collected by the donor's father, Malcolm William Lucas (21/02/1898 - 31/10/1985).
A yellowed irregular shaped newspaper clipping with extensive black text printed on both sides. One the front is an article about the death of Phar Lap, with a black and white photograph of him and jockey Bill Elloit at Agua Caliente. Printed above this is a section of the Sunday Sun masthead.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Lucas, 2001
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: horse racing, souvenirs, death mourning, newspapers, poem, 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: Cardigan Reveals Truth/ About Phar Lap's Death (follwed by extensive text.)
Publisher: The Sun News-Pictorial, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1932
Printer: The Sunday Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1932
Person Depicted: Mr William (Bill) Elliot, 1932

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