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Phar Lap's Heart

Phar Lap's Heart

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Timaru, South Island, New Zealand
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Alick Roberts
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1926
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Photo album owned by David Davis, owner of Phar Lap, featuring each of Phar Lap's Australian race wins

Photo album owned by David Davis, owner of Phar Lap, featuri...

David Davis collection
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Photograph albums
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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David J. Davis
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1928
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Sepia photograph of Bill Elliott riding Phar Lap

Sepia photograph of Bill Elliott riding Phar Lap

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection
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Photographs
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Four photocopies of popular images of Phar Lap.

Arthur Gordon Whitmore collection
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Letter and reports regarding Phar Lap's death.

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Phar Lap

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Phar L...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1930
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Phar Lap: Greatest of All Race Horses - by Jack Spinty, 1932

Phar Lap: Greatest of All Race Horses - by Jack Spinty, 1932

Phar Lap collection no.2
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Booklets
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Light blue cushion cover with hand embroidered picture of Phar Lap and jockey, Melbourne Cup 1930

Light blue cushion cover with hand embroidered picture of Ph...

Arthur Gordon Whitmore collection
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Cushion covers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ada Whitmore
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1930
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Wet specimen - Horse - heart. This may be the Army horse heart used to compare with Phar Lap's heart at the AIA.

Wet specimen - Horse - heart. This may be the Army horse hea...

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Sir Colin MacKenzie
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Official Program Agua Caliente Jockey Club

Official Program Agua Caliente Jockey Club

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection
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Booklets
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Mexico
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Agua Caliente Jockey Club
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1932
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Wet specimen - heart, bullock or ox

Wet specimen - heart, bullock or ox

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Photograph with Herbert Browne's name in lights, 1947

Photograph with Herbert Browne's name in lights, 1947

Herbert Browne collection
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Photographs
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Betting board

Betting board

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Group of 20 commemorative medals for Australia's bicentennary

Group of 20 commemorative medals for Australia's bicentennar...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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Large green scrapbook containing newspaper articles and phot...

Colledge Family collection
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Scrapbooks
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1927
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Riding crop used by Jim Pike

Riding crop used by Jim Pike

Jim Pike collection
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Horse riding equipment
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Black skull cap

Black skull cap

Jim Pike collection
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Caps
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Left boot used by Jim Pike

Left boot used by Jim Pike

Jim Pike collection
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Boots
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Right boot used by Jim Pike

Right boot used by Jim Pike

Jim Pike collection
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Boots
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Pair of boots used by Jim Pike

Pair of boots used by Jim Pike

Jim Pike collection
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Boots
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Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Graham Dash and Carol Sampson collection
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Riding habits
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Queensland, Australia
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Mitty's of Queensland, Saddlers & Riding Outfitters
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2003
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Malvern Star the Cycle of Opperman

Malvern Star the Cycle of Opperman

Malvern Star collection
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Advertising posters
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United Kingdom
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Sir Hubert F. Opperman
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1934
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