https://flic.kr/p/ax4Jge | Illustrated front cover from The Queenslander, November 8, 1934 | Creator: Berry Location: Queensland, Australia Description: Caption: Melbourne Cup number. Drawing of racehorses. The Melbourne Cup is Australia's major thoroughbred horse race. View this page at the State Library of Queensland hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/225274 Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: pictureqld.slq.qld.gov.au/
Melbourne Cup Day: (The Phar Lap Collection) In the days before television, these posters would have been displayed at cinemas around Australia, to entice audiences to rush along and see the race on the big screen.