C1873

Intercolonial Boat Race.-The Finish, with Portraits of the Winning Crew.

Rare engraving of the winners of the Men’s Intercolonial Four Championship held 29 Mar 1873, Lower Yarra , over a dstance: approximately 4 miles, time: 25.30, margins: 4 and 3 length. Victoria secured the first win with another non-club four … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Intercolonial Boat Race.-The Finish, with Portraits of the Winning Crew.

Date:

C1873

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

228mm 
x 177mm
AUTHENTICITY
Intercolonial Boat Race.-The Finish, with Portraits of the Winning Crew. - Antique Print from 1873

Genuine antique
dated:

1873

Description:

Rare engraving of the winners of the Men’s Intercolonial Four Championship held 29 Mar 1873, Lower Yarra , over a dstance: approximately 4 miles, time: 25.30, margins: 4 and 3 length.

Victoria secured the first win with another non-club four (Melbourne, Melbourne University and Warehousemen). The other crews in the race were club crews, comprising two from Ballarat, a Sydney Rowing Club crew, and crews from Hobart Town and Geelong. This race is generally recognised as the first “official” Intercolonial match.”

1st Melbourne Rowing Club – Bow: Thomas Colles, 2: John Arthur, 3: W M Orr, Str: James Cazaly, Cox: Walter M Greenland, Cch: P Burke
2nd Ballarat City Rowing Club – Bow: John Stout, 2: John Cazaly, 3: William Crampton, Str: W Giles, Cox: Thomas Finks
3rd Sydney RC – Bow: Charles Deloitte, 2: John Blaxland, 3: Robert Clark, Str: Arthur Fitzhardinge, Cox: L McKay, Emerg: John E Myers, Cch: James Candish
4th Ballarat RC – Bow: H Pascoe, 2: J Eddington, 3: L Kickem, Str: E Willimas, Cox: Sidney Edwards, Cch: Robert Edwards
5th Barwon RC – Bow: E Nicholls, 2: John Arthur, 3: T W Chapman, Str: Charles Shannon, Cox: G Blunt
6th Derwent RC – Bow: G B Penny, 2: H E Best, 3: C W Gaylor, Str: J S Dodds, Cox: A Humphries

From the original edition of The Illustrated Australian News.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: Accession no: IAN22/04/73/56

 

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Samuel Calvert (1828-1913) English painter and engraver who moved to Adelaide after his older brothers John and William migrated to South Australia in 1843. By 1850 Calvert had set up on his own account in King William Street then then moved to Melbourne as an engraver in 1853. He was a prolific and left a large body of work.

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