Object Detail


Object Name
medal
Description
Wingfield Sculls Champion medal won by Mr Charles Lewis of the Leander Club in 1831 and 1833 in a presentation box with explanatory notes as follows:-
'The Leander Club is the premier English rowing club, with headquarters at Putney. It was founded about 1818.'
'Wingfield Sculls: a sculling race which forms the English amateur (sculling) championship. Instituted in 1830, it is rowed annually in July on the Thames, from Putney to Mortlake, over a course of 4 1/4 m.'
Accession No
2006.1
Collection
Rowing
Associated Date
1831
1833
Associated Period
19th century
Associated Event
Wingfield Sculls
Acquisitions Meeting, December 2005
Date
1831
1833

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