Black and white print postcard of Henley Regatta 'Henley Regatta from Phyllis Court'
Shows a view down onto the river with boats racing on the river and the riverbanks full of spectators.
Sold a Hawkins Emporium, Duke Street, Henley.
From a collection of 83 postcards of Henley and the surrounding area, currently on loan to the River & Rowing Museum.
A colour postcard of an enlarged design featured on a postage stamp, of an oarsman. Celebrating the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Sent from Peter Coni on the 17th September 1988. Two examples of the stamp are on the reverse.
Henley Regatta Grand Challenge Cup Prize Medal won by E.B. Gibson of Royal Chester Rowing Club, 1856.
Silver gilt medal engraved with the names of the crew members on the clasp "P Mawdsley, J Fairrie, T Grindrod, E.B Gibson, F French, J Elsee, J. B Littledale Stroke, A Brittain Cox. 10th June 1856;" and engraved on reverse, "E. B Gibson, Chester"
This victory was achieved in the boat 'Victoria'; the first ever keelless boat built in 1854 by Matt Taylor of Newcastle. The "Victoria" is on permanent display in the Rowing Gallery.
Henley ; this Henley win achieved in the first keelless boat, the product of stroke J.B. Littledale and builder Matt Taylor; engraved on clasp,
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.