Graffiti is permitted on college walls at the University of Oxford but only where it celebrates rowing victories over rival colleges in events such as Torpids and Summer Eights. At times, these murals have been known to require scaffolding for their creation. The very first boat race was won by Oxford on 10th June 1829 at Henley on Thames. Hugh Laurie took part in 1980 but his crew, Cambridge, lost that year.
Samuel David Rhinehart