Object Detail

Object Name
Forster Cup medal, c1930.

Silvered medal, the obverse is inscribed "R.H. Forster Thames R.C./ 1895 1923" with a 3/4 length portrait of RHF in blazer and cap, holding a megaphone, with crews passing in the background. The reverse is inscribed "Forster Cup Tideway Junior Senior Eights" with the trophy depicted in the centre.

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
Circa 1930
Associated Period
20th century
Associated Event
Forster Challenge Cup, 1890
Circa 1930