Embankment, Putney, Greater London

Embankment, Putney, Greater London
Photograph taken 1870 - 1900 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: CC97/00998

The launch of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race from Embankment with crowds in the background. The race is run on a stretch of the River Thames between Putney and Mortlake. The first use of this course was in 1845.


Greater London Putney


Victorian (1837 - 1901)


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