|90 AD||Marc Antony silver denarius showing an oared galley.
||1275 ||Mss. vellum page from French Bible describing the oarsmen of Tyre.
||1540 ||Lazare de Baif's DE RE NAVALIS, with early wood engravings of oared vessels.
||1700s on ||Periodicals articles relating to rowing dating from early Doggett's contests (1720's) to current events.
||1775 ||Engraved ticket to the first great London water festival at Ranelagh.
||1775 ||Oldest English engraving of a regatta scene, showing the backs of spectators.
||1790 ||First English edition of Euler?s analysis of the physics of rowing.
||1822 ||Oldest print of team rowing, showing Oxford college boats in a bumping race on the Isis.
||1823 ||Second oldest print of team rowing, showing Oxford's Brasenose College crew on the Cherwell.
||1825 ||Newspaper reporting the New York boat race between the Whitehallers and the Staten Islanders
||1829 ||Doggett's Badge, won by
||1830-40 ||Several aquatints of Oxford college boats
||1831 ||'Westminster Bridge, Surry Shore, the famous view of Searles (and Lyons) boat yard, the initial Leander boat house (both versions).
||1834 ||First English and American (1836) editions of WALKER'S MANLY EXERCISES, the first book of wide circulation to espouse rowing for exercise and pleasure.
||1836 ||'Eton Beating Westminster,' the oldest, rarest view of this great, early interscholastic contest.
||1836 ||'The Celebration of the Fourth of June at Eton,' the oldest, finest image of the Procession of the Boats.
||1837 ||Coin silver presentation pitcher by Frederick Marquand of New York awarded to the Erie Boat Club, victors in a five mile race, the earliest American team trophy award of which I am aware.
||1840s-60s ||Boxed diorama of 'Ion' boat club coxed six-oar
||1840s-90s ||Several hundred wood engravings from U.S. and British news magazines.
||1843 ||'Match Between Eton and Westminster,' possibly the best known image of this rivalry.
||1843 ||Stunning silver Thames Regatta medal
||1844 ||A pewter glass bottom English rowing trophy tankard
||1845 ||'Print of the Eight-Oared Outrigger,' the only view to show a race between inrigged and outrigged eights, in which Westminster, rowing in the revolutionary new boat, uncharacteristically defeated Eton, racing in a heavier, beamier traditional craft (the print was commissioned by the victorious boat builders).
||1846 ||A silver wherry awarded for pair oar rowing at Henley.
||1846 ||An exquisite hallmarked and engraved silver oar awarded to a victorious Thames Regatta oarsman.
||1846 ||Large silver Lancaster Regatta Borough Cup medal
||1846 ||Folio color lithograph of Coombes race against Cambell, showing the Leander eight with flag and tophats, and a veiled woman coxing a four.
||1846 ||Worcester Regatta race program.
||[1847?] ||'The Flags and Aquatic Costumes of the Boating Societies,' a set of small lithographic images for ready identification of the Cambridge college boat clubs, printed on a long strip of paper and folded concertina style into a pocket size binding.
|| ||'The Flags and Uniforms of the Isis Societies,' a set of small lithographic images for ready identification of the Oxford college boat clubs, printed on a long strip of paper and folded concertina style into a pocket size binding.
||1848 ||A silver wherry awarded for pair oar rowing at Henley.
||1848 ||'The Final Heat of the Champion Prize at the Thames Grand Regatta,' the finest image of an early Thames team boat race.
||1850's on ||Numerous pewter trophy tankards ("pots"), and silver and plate trophy goblets.
||1850's on ||Medals from many of the principal Henley events
||1851 ||Silver oar awarded at the Staines Regatta.
||c.1852 ||All seven rowing scenes from the color lithograph series 'Eton and Oxford - A Few Familiar Scenes.'
||1852 ||Copy of the scarce AQUATIC ORACLE, the first compilation of boat race records, organized by individual competitor rather than by institution (creating a cross-reference nightmare, and quickly abandoned as a useful approach), and divided between gentlemen amateurs and watermen, tradesmen and landsmen.
||1850?s ||Medals (including the 1856 Ladies and Grand) from a crew member of Matt Taylor's revolutionary Royal Chester Boat Club keelless eight.
||1857 ||Copy of the extremely rare OARSMAN'S GUIDE TO THE THAMES by a Member of the Leander Club.
||1858 ||Stereograph of the Matt Taylor eight used by Exeter College at Henley.
||1858 ||Watercolor of the 1858 Oxford Cambridge Boat Race by a member of the Cambridge crew.
||1858 ||Cased silver medal awarded to member of victorious Cambridge Boat Race crew
||1858 ||Putman?s THE ROWER?S MANUAL, and Boat Club Register [cover stamped 1859], the first American book on rowing as a sport.
||1858 ||Railroad sponsored Springfield regatta poster.
||1859 ||Illuminated blade from the Oxford - Cambridge Boat Race.
||1859 ||Albumen portrait of the Yale Atalanta boat club (Class of '61)
||1859 ||Each of 'The Start,' 'The Race' and 'The Procession of the Boats' from the Ryman?s noted series of color lithographs.
||1859/60 ||Three Anthony stereoviews of the July 4, 1859 regatta in New York harbor (?The Battery and Bay Before the Regatta, July 4th, 1859; [the regatta]; Crowd Leaving the Ground After the Regatta, July 4th, 1859?) and [five] Anthony stereoview[s] of the July 4, 1860 regatta in New York harbor ().
||1859/60 ||DePrades? noted steel engraving of the London Rowing Club.
||1861 ||An English professional sculler?s silver arm badge prize.
||1863 ||Large color lithograph of sculling champion Richard Green.
||18xx ||Large color lithograph of sculling champion Robert Chambers.
||18xx ||Large color lithograph of sculling champion Henry Kelly.
||1865 on ||Most of the issues of the BRITISH ROWING ALMANACK (est. 1861)
||1865 on ||Most of the Yale - Harvard boat race programs
||1865-66 ||Quinsigamond race programs, including Yale - Harvard boat races, as well as contests featuring the Biglin brothers, the Ward brothers and Walter Brown.
||1866 ||Peverelly?s sport classic AMERICAN PASTIMES, which describes rowing, yachting, cricket and baseball - and is the first great baseball history text.
||1867 ||Carte de visite of the famous St. John's Paris boat crew.
||1867 ||A medal from the Paris exhibition regatta.
||1867/9 ||Currier & Ives folio color lithograph of Hammill and Brown.
||1868 ||Railroad poster for train service to Quinsigamond regatta.
||1868 ||Stereoview of six-oar crew at Quinsigamond including five Ward brothers.
||1869 ||Carte de visite of the Oxford crew that defeated Harvard.
||1869 ||Currier & Ives color lithograph of "The Great International Boat Race" [Harvard versus Oxford]
||1870 ||Cased silver medal presented to victorious Oxford - Cambridge crew members.
||1870/1 ||Cabinet photo of Renforth's Tyneside crew taken days before Renforth's death in the race.
||1870's on ||Many NAAO (now USRA) championships race programs, including 1876
||1870's-80's ||Numerous silk ribbons printed for Mid West regattas.
||1871 ||Robert Johnson's extremely rare HISTORY OF AMERICAN ROWING.
||1871 ||Photo montage of the Massachusetts crew that won the first U.S. collegiate regatta.
||1871 ||Lipschitz' famous color lithograph of 'The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race.'
||1871 ||Walter Greaves' signed etching of 'The Last Chelsea Regatta.'
||1872 ||Carte de visite of the U.S. Atalanta international four-oar crew.
||1874 ||Cabinet photos of the Columbia (victors) and Cornell crews.
||1876 ||Race programs and photographs from the 1876 Centennial celebration and regatta in Philadelphia, including a photo of Bob Cook and the winning Yale four.
||1876 ||Two Centennial Currier & Ives rowing caricatures, ;The Champion Rowist - The Pride of the Club' and 'A Modern College Scull - Graduating with all the honors.'
||1876 ||Illuminated blade from the victors in the Oxford - Frankfurt match.
||1877 ||A rare volume of Henley race records signed by ?Guts? Woodgate.
||1878 ||Elephant broadside for a regatta at Newburg.
||c.1880 ||All five rowing plates from Shrimpton's 'Reminiscences of Oxford Varsity Life by An Undergraduate.'
|| ||Col lith of Hanlan and Courtney
||1881 ||The Harvard - Yale boat race trophy for 1881.