Object Detail


Object Name
photograph
Description
"Favored for Diamond Sculls Title" - Black and white news photograph of Robert Pearce posing in single, stern-on, coming to full reach. Photographed by Underwood & Underwood, 1931 [morgue copy].

The label on the reverse reads:

"FAVORED FOR DIAMOND SCULLS TITLE

LONDON, England - Robert Pearce of the Leander Rowing Club of Canada, who is favored to win the 1931 Diamond Sculls championship at Henley, Oxfordshire."

Part of theThomas E.m Weil Collection.Thomas E. Weill 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
2003.532.528
Collection
The Tom Weil Collection/Rowing
Associated Date
Jun 1931
Associated Period
20th century
Associated Event
Diamond Sculls, 1931
Date
Jun 1931

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