""Photograph of Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race 1886, scene from 'the Doves'." [presumably The Dove, Hammersmith]. Taken by George Herbert Watkins (b.1828)
Cambridge won the race.
3rd April 1886
Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/376/41
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FYI: George Herbert Watkins died in 1916. For details of Watkins sad demise as an inmate of the Kensington Workhouse, serendipitously uncovered only last month by the researcher and author Elizabeth Crawford, see: womanandhersphere.com/2016/04/13/suffrage-stories-hidden-... A recent find of mine: [https://www.flickr.com/photos/pellethepoet/27118544871/]Portrait of a boy by (George) Herbert Watkins, circa 1870