Object Detail

Object Name
Pewter participation medal for 1912 Stockholm Olympics.

One of these was given to each Olympic athlete, including each rower. Executed in a Classical style, the obverse shows two athletes in a chariot drawn by four horses. The reverse has lettering around top half circumference "Till Minneae Olympiska Spelen/ Stockholm 1912," surrounding a mythic figure holding a long staff and sitting in a chair on top of a column, with city buildings in the mid distance, and signed Erik Lindberg.

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.
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The Tom Weil Collection/Rowing
Associated Person
Associated Date
Associated Period
20th century
Associated Event
Olympic Games Stockholm, 1912