Object Detail

Object Name
Cabinet photograph of "The 'Tyne' Crew - Renforth, Kelley, Chambers, Percy, Bright (spare man)"

A group portrait showing the famous four posed in a studio a few days before the race in which Renforth collapsed and died.

Photographed by William Notman of Montreal. 20th August 1871.

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
20 Aug 1871
Associated Period
19th century
20 Aug 1871