"Great Five Mile Rowing Match for $4000 & The Championship of America."

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Description

Illustration depicting the race between Walter Brown (left) & James Hamill (right). Race was won by Hammill, 'on a claim of "foul" allowed by the referee Stephen Roberts, Esq.' Time: 41 minutes, 56 seconds.

Hamill's boat: The Frank Smith, built by James M. Kay of Harlem, N.Y. 31' 6" long, 12" wide, 6" deep, weight 35 lbs.

Brown's boat: The G.P. Butler, built by Elliott of Greenpoint, L.I. 34' long, 11 1/2" wide, 6" deep, weight 35 lbs.

Title

"Great Five Mile Rowing Match for $4000 & The Championship of America."

Publisher

Currier & Ives

Date

9 Sep 1867

Format

jpeg

Identifier

S12LD20

Subject

Sports

Coverage

Newburgh, Orange County, New York

Original Format

Clipping
Date Added
October 11, 2012
Collection
Sports & Entertainment
Item Type
Still Image
Tags
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Citation
“"Great Five Mile Rowing Match for $4000 & The Championship of America.",” Main & Market: Sights and Sounds of the Queen City and Beyond, accessed September 21, 2019, http://mainandmarket.poklib.org/items/show/2578.