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Remarkable Racing Crash Snapshots, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2003

Scope and Contents

Photographs of a racehorse crash during the Prince of Wales' steeplechase at Sandown in the early 20th century. The top image shows 'Captain Gollan on his horse, "Mabu" thrown to the ground and O'Sullivan on his horse, "Wing Commander" about to fall as his mount stumbles' and the bottom image shows another shot of the double fall immediately after the first showing Captain Gollan rising while O'Sullivan heads for the ground with both horses in the process of stumbling.


  • 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes, 3,465 slides

Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm


82mm by 82mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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