Object Detail

Object Name
1882 Oxford Varsity Eight

Carte de visite albumen photograph of the 1882 Oxford varsity eight posed seated behind one another on an inclined plane, each with his hands resting on the shoulders of the man in front of him, with three dogs and a parasol at the base of the formation.

Photographed by Hills & Saunders of Oxford.

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
Associated Period
19th century
Associated Event
Varsity Boat Race, The
Credit Line
The gift of Thomas E Weil, given in honor of the Arbib family.