The Development of the Racing Shell: Tyne Innovations Part 2 – by Ian Whitehead

Robert Bagnall’s sliding seat 1871

This is the seat that Bagnall used when part of the Winship crew that took the four oared Championship of the Tyne on 22 November 1871. Bagnall was 22 years old, weighed 10 stone 7 lbs and was 5 feet 8 inches tall. TWCMS : E7199. Discovery Museum

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