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Picture - Phar Lap & Jim Pike, Mounted, 1930s Image Reg. No: SH 870002

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): tin plaque

This rectangular mounted picture, depicting Phar Lap and jockey Jim Pike, is an example of the Phar Lap related souvenirs which were produced and sold during Phar Lap's life, and in the years following his death.
Description:
Rectangular metal plaque with a celluloid coated picture of a horse a jockey on the front, with information about the horse's racing career printed below. Attached to the plain metal back is a blue label with white printing, and two holes where a metal stand was originally attached.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs C. McPherson, 1987
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.50 cm (Height), 22.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, recreation, horses, racing industry, sportsmen, sport, racecourses, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Jim Pike, Jockey (1892-1969), Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Printed on front below picture: J. PIKE, JOCKEY. PHAR LAP (ch.g.) 5 years. Night Raid (imp.) - Entreaty

Dymo labe attached to backl: [donors name, address and date: 5/81].
Format: Print: Colour
Date Made: Australia, 1934-1940

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