'River Pagent' By Charles E Cundall
Colour print of Henley Royal Regatta.
Colour print of Henley on Thames on Regatta day. The river is in the foreground and middleground with the bridge in the middle of the painting. There are fields in the background with Henley town to the right. The regatta course is surrounded by spectators in boats and punts and the course has two eights racing. There are spectators in tents, stands and on the towpaths on both sides of the bank.
Page from 'Punch', August 6, 1898.
With illustration title 'Our Young Barbarians' written underneath are the lines:
Oarsman "I'll tell you what it is, old man; as soon as I go out of training I'm going to have the finest dinner I ever had in my life. I'll have turtle soup, oysters_"
Coach "Oysters! My dear chap, you can't eat oysters in August!"
Oarsman "Oh can't I? O-R-g-u-s-t, August. That's all right!"
This item returned to America with Tom
'Windsor Castle from Clewer Meadows'.
Aquatint by Edward Duncan, engraved by T Prior and published by J Robins & Co Tooley Street.
The Castle is clearly represented in the centre of the picture with leisure rowing and barges on the river below.