34 notes Front page of the “New York Clipper” from 1869 showing illustration of Oxford vs. Harvard boat race; Saturday September 18, 1869
"The Great International University Boat Race", "The Most Brilliant Aquatic Contest Ever Seen."

Front page of the “New York Clipper” from 1869 showing illustration of Oxford vs. Harvard boat race; Saturday September 18, 1869

"The Great International University Boat Race", "The Most Brilliant Aquatic Contest Ever Seen."

January 22nd
Tags: boston public library, oxford, harvard, crew, rowing, new york clipper, 1869,

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    "The Most Brilliant Aquatic Contest Ever Seen" didn’t even require the presence of Steve Zissou.
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    Proves that rowing really is a sport in any context.
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