Object Detail

Object Name
Shoreham Regatta 1877 Goblet

Double handle sterling silver George III [c. 1780] goblet elaborately decorated with rowing (two double sculls boats racing) and rural scenes. Inscribed "Shoreham Regatta 1877 won by the Maria Owner Major Genl. Holroyd,"

The lid is elaborately decorated with a rural scene, and inscribed "Presented by Sir W.W. Burrell Bart. M.P. on the occasion of his being returned a Member for the Borough of New Shoreham," with seaman finial.

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 Person
Associated Date
Associated Period
19th century
Associated Event
Shoreham Regatta
Credit Line
The gift of Thomas E Weil, given in honor of the Arbib family.