Object Detail


Object Name
album
Description
A small leather bound autograph album containing pages signed by the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race Crews of 1924 & 1926, and the Oxford Crew of 1925.

The 1925 Oxford crew famously sank due to bad weather conditions, and Cambridge went on to win in a time of 21 minutes and 5 seconds.

The only two other occassions when sinking has determind the result of the race were in 1859 and 1978.
Accession No
2004.14
Collection
Rowing
Associated Date
1924
1925
1926
Associated Period
20th century
Associated Event
The Boat Race, 1924
The Boat Race, 1925
The Boat Race, 1926
Acquisitions Meeting January 2004
Date
1924

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