Object Detail

Object Name
Paper card with black and white photograph of Devereux Milburn as a Champion Polo player. Milburn, an American, rowed for Oxford in the Boat Races of 1902 (as did his brother, John G., ] and 1903, both losses to Cambridge.

One of 3 known copies, with "Sport-Scrip" and original glassine envelope.

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.
Accession No
The Tom Weil Collection/Rowing
Associated Date
Associated Period
20th century
Associated Event
The Boat Race, 1902
The Boat Race, 1903
Credit Line
The gift of Thomas E Weil, given in honor of the Arbib family.