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The Contest for Doggett’s coat & badge.

The Contest for Doggett’s coat & badge.
The Contest for Doggett’s coat & badge.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5448
Description: View of the River Thames looking towards the north bank near Blackfriars Bridge, with St Paul’s Cathedral to the far right. Spectators on shore and in boats are watching watermen competing in the annual Doggett’s race, which is rowed over a course of 4.5 miles from London Bridge to Cadogan Pier, Chelsea.
Creator: unknown
Date: 1838
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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