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Nets Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 210 pictures in our Nets collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Opening of the Colchester Oyster Fishery Featured Print

Opening of the Colchester Oyster Fishery

Ceremonial scene at the opening of the annual Colchester Oyster Fishery. On the first Friday of September the Mayor of Colchester, the Town Clerk, and the Town Sergeant go out on an oyster dredger into the Pyefleet Channel of the Colne estuary off Mersea Island, in full civic regalia. The Mayor dredges and consumes the first oyster of the season. He and his guests then proceed to an oyster lunch to celebrate the opening of the fishery. The ceremony dates back to medieval times.

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Salmon Fishing at Mudeford, Christchurch, Hampshire Featured Print

Salmon Fishing at Mudeford, Christchurch, Hampshire

Salmon Fishing at Mudeford, Christchurch, Hampshire, England. The oldest of the buildings on Mudeford Quay (pictured on this card) are now known as Dutch Cottages, formerly (collectively) as Haven House. They were erected together with an adjoining quay in about 1687. in 2012, the last remaining netsmen ceased impeding the passage of salmon to the River Avon and River Stour spawning grounds, ancient netting rights exchanged for a financial compensation package.

circa 1910s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 6 Featured Print

Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 6

Sri Lankan pole fishermen, sometimes known as stilt fishing, on the coast near Galle, Sri Lanka. The man in the centre of the picture is Poda. He and his family were almost certainly killed in the tsumani of 2004 Date: 1994

© Philip Dunn / Mary Evans Picture Library

1990s, 1994, 90s, Coast, Coastal, Dawn, Fish, Fisherman, Fishermen, Fishing, Galle, Lanka, Lankan, Marine, Morning, Nets, Nineties, Patience, Pole, Sea, Silhouette, Sri, Stilt, Surf, Work