Photograph, Clydesdale Tam O'Shanter ; Cameron Photo; 1900-1906; OT.2007.23
Photograph, Clydesdale Tam O'ShanterAbout this object
This is a photograph of David Clark's prizewinning Clydsdale, Tam O'Shanter.
Tam won at least nine first prizes and was a five times champion of local horse competitions including winning first in the Stallion category at the 1904 & 1905 Wallace A&P Show.
Tam's owner, David Clark, originally from Heddon Bush later shifted to Otautau and was the President of the Wallace A&P Show for 1904 & 1905. In 1906, Wright, Stephenson & Co., sold Tam on behalf of David, to Mr E. Roberts of Victoria for around 800 pounds.
1900-1906Inscription and Marks
Label printed underneath glaze: 'TAM O' SHANTER,
(4 years) SIRE, SANDY ERSKINE DAM DARLING. Winner of nine first prizes and five times champion. Owner D. CLARK, Esq. Hopefield, DRUMMOND.'
Makers mark stamped lower right of mount: 'W. Cameron Photo Winton'
Sticker on back of mount: 'OT/04/02'.
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