Object Detail


Object Name
badge
Description
Fabric badge worn on the blouse of Eileen McNally at the first FISA sponsored women's regatta at Macon, France, attended by the Women's 1951 Eight from England.

Eileen and seven other crew members made history as they were thought to be the first British woman's crew to compete abroad, although a England women's crew had competed in Australia in 1938. The crew finished third in all their races

Items include: newspaper clippings, photographs, a celebratory dinner menu and other ephemera.
Accession No
2003.449.2
Collection
Rowing
Associated Person
Associated Date
Aug 1951
Associated Period
20th century
Associated Event
European Rowing Championships
Date
1951

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