Object Detail

Object Name
Carte de visite showing nine oarsmen, some wearing boaters and some bowlers, posed with a banner before some trees. Below in print: Hills & Saunders/ Cambridge & Oxford/ Also at Eton Harrow and London'. On the reverse in ink: '1st Trin 6th Bt May 1875'. There is alos an elaborate advert for the photographers, with a Cambridge designation for this image.

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
May 1875
Associated Period
19th century
May 1875