The Boat Race 1973


Boat Race took place on 7 April 1973. The Boat Race is a side-by-side rowing race between crews from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

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The 119th Boat Race took place on 7 April 1973. Held annually, the Boat Race is a side-by-side rowing race between crews from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge along the River Thames. It was won by Cambridge who passed the finishing post thirteen lengths ahead of Oxford, the largest winning margin since the 1955 race. Despite being pre-race favourites, Oxford’s warm-up saw them take on board a large amount of water in rough conditions.

In the reserve race, Goldie beat Isis, and in the Women’s Boat Race, Cambridge were victorious.

Each photograph comes in a contemporary classic black box frame. The box frame has a fillet which creates a space between the print and the glazing. So there is no contact with the glass. The whole effect is that of a deep box.

For protection, the photograph is mounted behind 3mm Waterwhite acrylic glass which keeps the photograph safe from harmful UV rays and acts as an anti-reflective shield.

Chris’ photographs make a wonderful feature in a variety of space. Whether they are in your living room, reception area or in the entrance of a gymnasium or office, your framed photograph will be a fantastic addition.

Purchasing an iconic limited-edition framed photograph means that you will be sharing a piece of history that will always be admired for years to come.

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  • silver gelatine photograph signed by Chris Smith.
  • Easy to display in the living room, reception area or, in the entrance gymnasium or office
  • Traditional silver gelatin print
  • 3mm Whitewater acrylic glass which is anti-reflective and provides a UV shield.
  • Split batten fixture for easy and secure hanging.
  • Available in these sizes: W: 20” x H 16”, W: 24” x H: 20”
  • Each print is packaged in a soft synthetic fleece material against the frame. Then wrapped in bubble wrap, and finally a blue foam edging to prevent damage in transit.

20” x 16”, 24” x 20”


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