Tipsters at Epsom

Made:
1935-06-05 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Edward George Malindine

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Tipsters at Epsom A photograph of two exotically-dressed men reading out horse racing tips at Epsom racecourse, Surrey
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A photograph of two exotically-dressed men reading out horse racing tips at Epsom racecourse, Surrey, taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 5 June, 1935.

A photograph of two exotically dressed men reading out horse racing tips at Epsom racecourse, Surry, taken in June 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.

One of the tipsters is Ras Prince Monolulu (1881-1965), whose real name was Peter Carl Mackay. Monolulu claimed to be an Ethiopian prince but actually came from the Caribbean. He became a horse racing tipster at Epsom as well as racecourses around the world.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/E04171
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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