Object Detail

Object Name
J.R. Bingham

Colour lithograph on cigarette card produced by R.&J. Hill, Ltd. c 1939.

Celebrities of Sport No. 6/50 showing head and shoulders of subject in Dark Blue OUBC cap, sweater and scarf; Bingham stepped in as a substitute stroke in a 1939 Boat Race loss for Oxford.

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
Credit Line
The gift of Thomas E Weil, given in honor of the Arbib family.