Object Detail

Object Name
The University Boat-Race: Peeling for the Race

Cover illustration from The Illustrated London News p. 309 showing one fo the crews taking off their jusmpers at the start line. Publised 5 April 1879.

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
05 Apr 1879
Associated Period
19th century
Associated Event
The Boat Race, 1879
Credit Line
The gift of Thomas E Weil, given in honor of the Arbib family.
05 Apr 1879