Lies, Damned Lies and the 1877 Boat Race | Re-post

An artist’s view of the finish of the 1877 Oxford – Cambridge Boat Race.

An artist’s view of the finish of the 1877 Oxford – Cambridge Boat Race.

This is a particularly fascinating post for me as my maternal great-grandfather, Benedict Hoskyns, rowed for Cambridge in 1877. The oar he used is still in the family.

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