From a procession of boats

Colin LawsonNews

Durham Regatta owes its origins to the procession of boats on the River Wear celebrating victory by the Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo on June 18th 1815, a scene vividly illustrated in the painting ‘Procession of Boats on the Wear at Durham’ by Edward Hastings (1781-1861) which is in the the Durham University Collection and can be … Read More