Object Detail

Object Name
The International University Boat Race [sub] The Oxford Crew

The Illustrated London News p205 with five portraits of the coxed four crew that rowed against the crew from Harvard in 1869. The race was an extremely popular event, attracting thousands of spectators.

Published 28th August 1869.

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
28 Aug 1869
Associated Period
19th century
Associated Event
Oxford v Harvard, 1869
Credit Line
The gift of Thomas E Weil, given in honor of the Arbib family.
28 Aug 1869