Mr Henry Hayes in his doggett coat with arm badge by S.

Mr Henry Hayes in his doggett coat with arm badge

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Mr Henry Hayes in his doggett coat with arm badge

Oval silver arm badge (brassard) won at the annual Doggett Race 1920. The badge is embossed with a running horse (depicting the white horse of Hanover) and above it the word 'Liberty' represented as twisted rope lettering. The winner's name 'Harry Hayes' is inscribed in gothic script in a scroll. Thomas Doggett, an Irish comic actor, regularly used water transport to get to the London theatres where he was working. In 1715 he proposed a rowing race between newly-qualified watermen to celebrate the anniversary of the accession of George I. It was rowed over a course of 'four miles and five furlongs' from London Bridge to Chelsea. Doggett left money in his will for the Company of Fishmongers to organise the race annually. Doggett's Coat and Badge Race still remains an annual Thames event every July.
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