Object Detail

Object Name
Silver match Race Prize medal won by E.B. Gibson of Royal Chester Rowing Club, 16th August 1854.

Silver meal with hinged clasp engraved on obverse, "Match R LCRC Cutter Lady Constance Beat The Nautilus Cutter Nautilus" and on the reverse, "Crew E.B. Gibson, P Mawdsley, J Walley, E Dixon Stroke, H Roberts Cox;" engraved on clasp, "16th August 1854;" engraved on reverse, "E.B. Gibson, Chester"

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
16 Aug 1854
Associated Period
19th century
Credit Line
The gift of Thomas E Weil, given in honor of the Arbib family.
16 Aug 1854