Object Detail

Object Name
Silver medal won by E.B. Gibson of Royal Chester Rowing Club, 1854.

Engraved on reverse, "P Maudsley, E.B. Gibson, J.B. Littledale Stroke, H Roberts Cox. MDCCCLIV;" fitted with a faded blue silk ribbon detailing the victories of the crew throughout the year in the boats 'Victoria' and 'Lady Constance'.

'Victoria' is on display in the Rowing Gallery.

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
Aug 1854
Associated Period
19th century
Associated Event
Liverpool Ladies Cup
Chester City Cup
Chester Challenge Cup
Credit Line
The gift of Thomas E Weil, given in honor of the Arbib family.
Aug 1854