Object Detail


Object Name
medal
Description
Old Goring Challenge Cup medal, c1980.

Silverish round medal, on the obverse is written "Junior-Senior Fours Cup" around a two handled covered cup inscribed "The Old Goring Challenge Cup". The reverse is inscribed "Metropolitan Amateur Regatta" around two shields which are under two sculls crossed over a laurel wreath and over a ribbon lettered "Goring & Streatley".

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
2003.532.571
Collection
The Tom Weil Collection/Rowing
Associated Person
Associated Date
Circa 1980
Associated Period
20th century
Associated Event
Metropolitan Amateur Regatta; Putney/London/England, Dorney Lake/Eton/Windsor and Maidenhead/Berkshire/England
Date
Circa 1980

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