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University Boat Race Commemoration Dinner

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Deighton; Dawsons
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1881
Materials: ink; paper; paper
Measurements: 8 in x 11.5 in
Nomenclature: decorative
Classification: whales

A small flier (made in or around 1881) announcing a dinner commemorating a boating event. The object has many maritime decorative elements: dolphins and boats at the top. A rostal column at left, Poseidon at right. Two small 19th century rowing teams can be seen under the title block. Handwritten note on lower left of mount cropped from images, probably by collector - very scarce.