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Regatta program for Athletic Association of the Great Public Schools of New South Wales

Date: 1902
Dimensions:
Overall: 155 x 103 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Program
Object No: 00030581
Place Manufactured:New South Wales

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    Description
    Official program for the 'Athletic Association of the Great Public Schools of New South Wales Ninth Annual Regatta - Under Patronage of the New South Wales Rowing Association', held on the Parramatta River on Saturday 26 April 1902. It includes a list of the regatta officials, the regatta committee, patrons and the various events held throughout the day and has numerous handwritten notes on the back of the program.
    SignificanceThis program is representative of Great Public School regattas held in New South Wales during the early 20th century.
    HistoryRegattas were central to competitive boating in the 19th century where they functioned as a social and sporting event, as well as a marker of official anniversaries in a public aquatic spectacle. Civic leaders, politicians and merchants offered patronage and sponsorship.

    Additional Titles

    Primary title: ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OF THE GREAT PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF NSW NINTH ANNUAL REGATTA

    Web title: Regatta program for Athletic Association of the Great Public Schools of New South Wales

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