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Fly-fishing.

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1850,1014.701

  • Title (object)

    • Fly-fishing.
  • Description

    Two men standing on the left bank of a river next to large rocks near a waterfall, the one at right angling, holding a bent fishing rod in his right hand, the one at left seated on a rock, holding a net on a long pole upright in his right hand, with two fish lying in front of him on the ground; woodland along the opposite bank. 1798
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1798
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 153 millimetres
    • Width: 210 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title and production details: 'Howitt in. et f. / Published Octber,, 15th.. 1798'.
  • Curator's comments

    See 1850,1014.699 1850,1014.700 and 1850,1014.702 for other prints by Howitt on fishing, in similar formats, published in 1798-1799.

  • Bibliography

    • Siltzer 1929 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1850

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1850,1014.701

Two men standing on the left bank of a river next to large rocks near a waterfall, the one at right angling, holding a bent fishing rod in his right hand, the one at left seated on a rock, holding a net on a long pole upright in his right hand, with two fish lying in front of him on the ground; woodland along the opposite bank.  1798  Etching

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Two men standing on the left bank of a river next to large rocks near a waterfall, the one at right angling, holding a bent fishing rod in his right hand, the one at left seated on a rock, holding a net on a long pole upright in his right hand, with two fish lying in front of him on the ground; woodland along the opposite bank. 1798 Etching

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