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Cigarette card titled 'H.R. Pearce' showing, in monochrome/sepia photo, a closeup stern on view of Pearce forward on his slide in his single. On the reverse the heading 'Kings of Speed -A Series of 50 -No. 38'. Underneath text describing how Pearce had regained his world sculling title from Evans Paddon in 1938.At the bottom 'W.A.&A.C. Churchman- Branch of the Imperial Tobacco Co'.
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.
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The Tom Weil Collection/Rowing
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