Object Detail

Object Name
Black and white news photograph of the 100th Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race

Shows an overhead image of Oxford and Cambridge in a close race, Oxford leading.

Pencilled notation on reverse: "100th Oxford-Cambridge Race near Hammersmith Bridge Oxford won by 4.5 lengths"

Daily Mirror photograph, 5th April 1954.

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 Person
Associated Date
05 Apr 1954
Associated Period
20th century
Associated Event
The Boat Race, 1954
Credit Line
The gift of Thomas E Weil, given in honor of the Arbib family.
05 Apr 1954