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Newspaper Cutting - Truth, Our Equine Idol Dies in Exile, 10 Apr 1932 Document Reg. No: HT 9

This newspaper cutting, from the Truth newspaper, contains a front page story about the death of Phar Lap, including theories about his death. It is part of a group collected by the donor's father, Malcolm William Lucas (21/02/1898 - 31/10/1985).
A yellowed rectangular newspaper clipping with extensive black text printed on both sides. One the front is a full page article about the death of Phar Lap, with a number of black and white photographs of him, as well as those associated with him. There are also advertisements for various products printed down both sides. The Truth newspaper masthead is printed along the top of the page.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Lucas, 2001
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: horse racing, souvenirs, death mourning, newspapers, family disputes, 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: Our Equine Idol Dies in Exile (follwed by extensive text.)
Publisher: The Truth, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1932
Printer: The Truth, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1932

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