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Angling Collection

Background imageAngling Collection: Salmon fishing with ghillie from a boat on the River Wye

Salmon fishing with ghillie from a boat on the River Wye, Herefordshire. This picture story caused a rumpus when it was published in The Times on Tuesday Jan 27th 1987 - the day that the salmon

Background imageAngling Collection: French artificial fishing flies

French artificial fishing flies. circa 1900

Background imageAngling Collection: French and English artificial fishing flies

French and English artificial fishing flies. circa 1900

Background imageAngling Collection: Claude Monet (1840-1926). Three Fishing Boats, 1886

Claude Monet (1840-1926). Three Fishing Boats, 1886
Claude Monet (1840-1926). French painter founder of French impressionist painting. Three Fishing Boats, 1886. Oil on canvas. Museum of Fine Arts. Budapest. Hungary

Background imageAngling Collection: Doreen Davey with record-breaking Wye salmon 1923

Doreen Davey with record-breaking Wye salmon 1923
A woman breaks the record for Wye salmon: a 59 & a half pounder. Doreen Davey with her giant salmon landed after a two-hour struggle. Her father, Major G.W

Background imageAngling Collection: Too Fishy

Too Fishy
Unsportsmanlike tactics of a competitor at a recent fishing tournament at Hampstead Ponds. Humorous illustration by William Heath Robinson (1872-1944)

Background imageAngling Collection: Fishing in River Kent near Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria

Fishing in River Kent near Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria
Fishing in the River Kent near Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria. Date: 1960s

Background imageAngling Collection: Man fishing, Fingle Bridge, Dartmoor National Park, Devon

Man fishing, Fingle Bridge, Dartmoor National Park, Devon
Man fishing near Fingle Bridge, a 17th-century stone arch packhorse bridge over the River Teign near Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. Date: 1974

Background imageAngling Collection: Queen Alexandra and Princess Victoria - royal anglers

Queen Alexandra and Princess Victoria - royal anglers
Queen Alexandra (1844 -1901), pictured with her middle daughter and companion, Princess Victoria of Wales (1868 - 1935), known as Toria by the family, both of them holding angling equipment

Background imageAngling Collection: Hunting Series (2 of 5) - Trout Fishing

Hunting Series (2 of 5) - Trout Fishing - A likely spot

Background imageAngling Collection: Angler near Waltons Cottage, Stafford

Angler near Waltons Cottage, Stafford
An angler in vintage gear fishing on the River Sow near Isaac Waltons cottage in Stafford, England. He wears a deerstalker hat, carries a wickerwork fishing basket and a vintage fly rod

Background imageAngling Collection: Fishing / Sport / Angling

Fishing / Sport / Angling
Angling in the 18th century

Background imageAngling Collection: Grandpa Unwin - Provincial Grand Primo - Masonry

Grandpa Unwin - Provincial Grand Primo - Masonry
Grandpa Unwin in his uniform as the Provincial Grand Primo (P.G.P.) and member of the Roll of Honour (ROH) Assembly- Sheffield and District Masonic Lodge - his apron was presented by the Angling Club

Background imageAngling Collection: An Angling Airacobra

An Angling Airacobra
An illustration in a WW2 ABC book for children. A is for an angling Airacobra. The image shows the red and yellow fighter plane, produced by Bell, for the United States Army Air Forces. Date: 1944

Background imageAngling Collection: Japan - Fishing Tackle Shop

Japan - Fishing Tackle Shop
Fishing Tackle Shop, Japan. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageAngling Collection: Anglers by Staverton Bridge

Anglers by Staverton Bridge on the River Dart, near Totnes. Date: 1932

Background imageAngling Collection: Miss Dowson, Angler

Miss Dowson, Angler
Miss M. S. Dowson won the ladies competition in a fly and bait casting tournament held at Norwood in London. Date: 1931

Background imageAngling Collection: United States, New York State. Little Falls

United States, New York State. Little Falls. Mohawk River valley rapids and rocks. A canal was constructed around the rapids about 1795. Engraving by Milbert. Panorama Universal

Background imageAngling Collection: THE DAY'S CATCH

THE DAY'S CATCH
The Day's Catch - freshly caught pike in the front of a boat on the Norfolk Broads, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageAngling Collection: Cartoon, Political Anglers

Cartoon, Political Anglers - Tory politicians Lord Salisbury and Randolph Churchill discuss where they obtained their bait (ie political policies)

Background imageAngling Collection: Fresh water fishing

Fresh water fishing. 19th century

Background imageAngling Collection: Poster, fishing bait

Poster, fishing bait, water bread, made of blood, dried fruit, caramel, oily flour. late 19th century

Background imageAngling Collection: Winter scene on the coast of Bergen, Norway, fishermen bringing in their catch of herring

Winter scene on the coast of Bergen, Norway, fishermen bringing in their catch of herring and men packing the them in barrels. Date: circa 1851

Background imageAngling Collection: Sea angling at Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England. Date: 1960s

Sea angling at Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageAngling Collection: Satire on womens pursuit of aristocratic status

Satire on womens pursuit of aristocratic status
A satire on womens pursuit of aristocratic status in marriage, showing women angling for fish wearing crowns of the peerage. Date: circa 1840

Background imageAngling Collection: White goose and fisherman Beaumont sur Oise, France

White goose and fisherman Beaumont sur Oise, France
A white goose waddles past a fisherman on the banks of the River Oise in the small town of Beaumont sur Oise, in the Val-d Oise department in μe-de-France in northern France. Date: 1994

Background imageAngling Collection: A fisherman sits on the towpath of the Caen Canal

A fisherman sits on the towpath of the Caen Canal beside the Pegasus Bridge, Normandy, France Date: 1992

Background imageAngling Collection: Fishermen on towpath as yacht passes raised Pegasus Bridge

Fishermen on towpath as yacht passes raised Pegasus Bridge
Fishermen sit on the towpath as a yacht passes through the raised Pegasus Bridge, on the Caen Canal, Normandy, France. Vertical format Date: 1992

Background imageAngling Collection: Fly fishing, River Wye, Herefordshire

Fly fishing, River Wye, Herefordshire
A male fisherman fly fishing with rod and line on the banks of the River Wye, near Hereford, Herefordshire. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1988

Background imageAngling Collection: Anglers, Tinsley Locks, Sheffield

Anglers, Tinsley Locks, Sheffield
Two male anglers sit patiently on the banks of Tinsley Locks, Sheffield, England. In the foreground is a homemade wheelbarrow for transporting an anglers fishing tackle Date: 1996

Background imageAngling Collection: Angler, Tinsley Locks, Sheffield

Angler, Tinsley Locks, Sheffield
A fisherman sits patiently on the banks of Tinsley Locks, Sheffield, England Date: 1996

Background imageAngling Collection: Fisherman at Tinsley Locks, Sheffield

Fisherman at Tinsley Locks, Sheffield
A fisherman on the banks of Tinsley Locks, Sheffield, England. In the background is the Sheffield Sports Centre. Date: 1996

Background imageAngling Collection: Angler at Waltons Cottage, Stafford

Angler at Waltons Cottage, Stafford
An angler in vintage gear at the door of Isaac Waltons cottage in Stafford, England. He wears a deerstalker hat, carries a wickerwork fishing basket and a vintage fly rod

Background imageAngling Collection: Comic postcard, fishing strategies Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, fishing strategies Date: 20th century

Background imageAngling Collection: Peter Deane, expert fly dresser

Peter Deane, expert fly dresser -- close-up as he begins to construct a salmon fly. He taught himself the skill from a book after being confined to a wheelchair by polio

Background imageAngling Collection: Bonzo takes the fly by George Studdy

Bonzo takes the fly by George Studdy
Bonzo takes the fly -- a fishermans hook gets caught on his ear, much to the amusement of the Bonzolines. George Ernest Studdy (1878-1948), was the creator of Bonzo

Background imageAngling Collection: The Caves, Filey Brigg, North Yorkshire

The Caves, Filey Brigg, North Yorkshire
View of the Caves at Filey Brigg, North Yorkshire, with people fishing. Date: 1940s

Background imageAngling Collection: London Trade Card - William Browne, Fishing Tackle

London Trade Card - William Browne, Fishing Tackle, at the sign of the Fish, Black Horse Alley, near Fleet Bridge. 18th century

Background imageAngling Collection: Young woman fishing on a German postcard

Young woman fishing on a German postcard. The two holes are designed for someone to put their fingers through and pretend they are legs -- such was the sense of humour in those days! Date: circa 1890s

Background imageAngling Collection: Claude Monet (1840-1926). The Harbour at Trouville, 1870

Claude Monet (1840-1926). The Harbour at Trouville, 1870
Claude Monet (1840-1926). French painter founder of French impressionist painting. The Harbour at Trouville, 1870. Oil on canvas. Museum of Fine Arts. Budapest. Hungary

Background imageAngling Collection: Norway. Fisherman and peasant in the Valley of Eide. Colored

Norway. Fisherman and peasant in the Valley of Eide. Colored engraving in The Iberian Illustration, 1885

Background imageAngling Collection: Pteffel, poet of the 13th century, fishing for his beloved

Pteffel, poet of the 13th century, fishing for his beloved. Codex Manesse (ca.1300) by Rudiger Manesse and his son Johannes. Miniature. Folio 302r. University of Heidelberg. Library. Germany

Background imageAngling Collection: Snap Playing Card - man losing a fish

Snap Playing Card - man losing a fish. circa 1910s

Background imageAngling Collection: Francis Francis / Angler

Francis Francis / Angler
FRANCIS FRANCIS English writer on angling Date: 1822 - 1886

Background imageAngling Collection: Girl fishing with dog on a greetings card

Girl fishing with dog on a greetings card
Girl fishing with a dog at her side on a greetings card. circa 1890s

Background imageAngling Collection: Patient fishermen, illustration by William Heath Robinson

Patient fishermen, illustration by William Heath Robinson
A party of benevolent philanthropists rewarding the patience of unfortunate fishermen, illustration by William Heath Robinson. Credit must appear as: Courtesy of Mrs J. C

Background imageAngling Collection: An interesting story, Les Images en Musique

An interesting story, Les Images en Musique
A man fishing reads an interesting story from his book, while his dog barks at a fish, illustration in Les Images en Musique

Background imageAngling Collection: Man and woman fishing, Bickleigh, Devon

Man and woman fishing, Bickleigh, Devon
Man and woman fishing from a riverside garden at Bickleigh, Devon. Date: 20th century



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