[University Boat Race Ticket]

Method Letterpress
Artist [Anonymous]
Published 1924
Dimensions Sheet 75 x 115 mm
Notes A scarce piece of rowing ephemera, an admission ticket to the Watney, Combe, Reid & Co Mortlake Brewery to view the University Boat Race on Saturday 5th April, 1924.

The full text reads:
Watney, Combe, Reid & Co.,
Mortlake Brewery
University Boat Race
Saturday, April 5th.
Admit Bearer to the Brewery.
Gates open at 1:30.
Floor 6 ... Window 3... (numbers in manuscript)

The 1924 boat race resulted in a Cambridge victory by 4 1/2 lengths.

Condition: Rubbed and knocked edges, vertical crease and split to top and surface of left of sheet, circular water spot to right of text.
Framing unmounted
Price £50.00
Stock ID 48711