Kōrero: Sport and the nation

Citizens' address to William Webb, 1907

This beautiful address from the citizens of Whanganui was presented to William Webb following his success in winning the world sculling championship in 1907. The pictorial richness of the address speak of the huge pride the people of the town felt in Webb's achievement.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Whanganui Regional Museum
Reference: 2002.124.1
Design by Benoni White

Permission of the Whanganui Regional Museum must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Sport and the nation - Nationalism rampant, 1900 to 1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/41204/citizens-address-to-william-webb-1907 (accessed 25 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013