|Dimensions||Sheet 75 x 115 mm|
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.,
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.