A small print in colour of two rowers on a river with Searles and Sons Boat Builders on the riverbank in the background.
Drawn by W A Knell and engraved by J Harris.
Part of the Thomas E. Weil Collection. Thomas E Weil is a very knowledgeable and respected collector of rowing memorabilia from all over the world. His extensive collection includes material from many years of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race, and Henley Royal Regatta. He also lectures and writes on rowing history and is a Trustee of the River and Rowing Museum.
'Perspective View of the Archbishop's Palace, with St Mary's Church, Lambeth'
Engraved coloured print of Lambeth and the Archbishop's Palace engraved for 'The Complete English Traveller' by Nathanial Spencer and published by John Cooke London in 1771.
In the foreground on the river is a sailing and sculling boat and the buildings of Lambeth Palace and church on the riverbank behind.
'The Southwark End of Old London Bridge
From a drawing taken at Low-water 25th November 1831'.
A print drawn and etched at low tide by Edward William Cooke in 1831.
Black and white print showing two arches of London Bridge and the buildings on the bank that they connect to. Carriages are crossing the bridge and there is a boat on the river.
'The Thames at Reading, From The Old Clappers'
Mounted aquatint by Bromley c1880.
Scene of the River Thames at Reading with the weir and footbridge over the river and industrial buildings in the background.
Mounted hand coloured print from The Graphic, 'The Sculling Match on the Tyne between Hanlan and Boyd for the Championship of the World' published on April 15th , 1882.
Captions: 1. Before the start, 2."Neck and neck" A minute after the start, 3. In sight of the chain bridge, 4.The end of the race, 5. After the finish: shaking hands.