Object Detail

Object Name
Henley Regatta Stewards Challenge Cup Prize Silver Medal won by E.B. Gibson of Royal Chester Rowing Club on 25th June 1855.

Silver gilt medal with clasp. Engraved on clasp "P Mawdsley, E.B. Gibson, J.B Littledale, Stroke. H Roberts Cox. 25th June 1855" 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
25 Jun 1855
Associated Period
19th century
Associated Event
Henley Royal Regatta, 1855
Credit Line
The gift of Thomas E Weil, given in honor of the Arbib family.
25 Jun 1855