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Race Week: second day of programme
Title : Race Week: second day of programme Race Week: second day of programme
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Creator : Port Augusta & Flinders Jockey Club
Source : Annual meeting, second day, Wednesday, July 18, 1883, Steeplechase day : official programme.
Place Of Creation : [PortAugusta?,S.Aust.]
Publisher : D. Drysdale for The Club
Date of creation : [1883]
Format : Ephemera
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

The Port Augusta Racing Club was well known throughout the north, particularly for its "Race Week" held each year from the first in 1881 which was held on the 29 November 1881. The Port Augusta Cup is still held annually each July.

The printing of programmes for functions and events on silk was relatively common at this time. Silk programmes are also more durable than the usual paper programmes.

Related names :

Port Augusta (S. Aust)

Coverage year : 1883
Period : 1852-1883
Place : Port Augusta
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :

Anderson, R. J. Solid town: the history of Port Augusta , [Port Augusta, S. Aust.]: R.J. Anderson, 1988

Evans, E. L, The story of Port Augusta: historical booklet published in conjunction with Commonwealth Jubilee celebrations, 1951 , [Port Augusta: Commonwealth Jubilee Celebrations Port Augusta Executive Committee, 1951]

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