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Angling

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1873,0809.253

  • Title (object)

    • Angling
  • Description

    Two men fishing on a river bank in the left foreground, one taking the hook from a fish's mouth, the other holding a rod over the water, while a third man leaning over the rail of a wooden footbridge above to right offers suggestions, with trees on the banks; oval composition on a cross-hatched ground; one of a set. 1781
    Etching and engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1781
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 210 millimetres
    • Width: 230 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title in English and French and 'T. Hearne del. / W. Byrne dirext. / Published as thte Act directs, 30 March 1781, by W. Byrne, No. 79 Titchfield Street, London.'.
  • Curator's comments

    See 1878,0713.4762

  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    1985 Jul-Aug, Kenwood, 'John Joseph Merlin'

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1873

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1873,0809.253

Two men fishing on a river bank in the left foreground, one taking the hook from a fish's mouth, the other holding a rod over the water, while a third man leaning over the rail of a wooden footbridge above to right offers suggestions, with trees on the banks; oval composition on a cross-hatched ground; one of a set.  1781  Etching and engraving

Recto

Two men fishing on a river bank in the left foreground, one taking the hook from a fish's mouth, the other holding a rod over the water, while a third man leaning over the rail of a wooden footbridge above to right offers suggestions, with trees on the banks; oval composition on a cross-hatched ground; one of a set. 1781 Etching and engraving

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