Object Detail

Object Name
Goblet embossed with two sprays resembling cattails flanking an oval band with monogrammed initials "WEA" and engraved "Shanghai Rowing Club/ Autumn Regatta 1872,/ Club Eights,/ Distance 1 Mile Won by the Blue Boat. Time 5 Min: 22 Sec:/ Bow A. Hickling./ 2 W. H. Gubbins./ 3 C. F. Muller./ 4 C. M. Dyce./5 T. Brewer./ 6 Alex: Campbell./7 W.E. Allum (presumably the WEA)/Stroke, H. W. Daniel./ Cox: C. J. Ashley."

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
Autumn 1872
Associated Period
19th century
Associated Event
Club Eights; Shanghai/China
Credit Line
The gift of Thomas E Weil, given in honor of the Arbib family.
Autumn 1872