Swimming Souvenir Card, Motherwell, September 1944

Motherwell’s Nancy Riach (1927–47) amassed 28 Scottish and British during her tragically short life. Proceeds from this autographed card of her 26 records to date were gifted the Motherwell and Wishaw Burgh war fund. Riach herself commended the campaign as most laudable.

Museum reference:
1994-114
Date:
1944
Made by:
Motherwell and Wishaw War fund.
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
Motherwell Baths · Motherwell, Scotland · Second World War,


Dimensions:
height: 150mm
width: 244mm
Materials:
Paper
Inscriptions:
On the invitation of the above committee: and in aid of the Burgh war fund: I have autographed this swim souvenir. The object is a most laudable one and I commend it to your generosity. Nancy Riach. September 1944.
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