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RUSSIAN WINTER FISHERY

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RUSSIAN WINTER FISHERY

Made by: Edward Orme

On view in: Passageway to Dining Room


About this object

Scene is of men fishing on the river in the winter. To the left is a tent made of sticks and a tarp, underneath which is stored supplies like a sword and papers. Two men stand in front of the tent holding a large net. They are dressed in boots, belted coats and hats. To the right another man bends over a net which is long and narrow and has hoops going down its length. In the distance is a cottage. The sky has several clouds.

Category:
prints
Object name:
RUSSIAN WINTER FISHERY
Made from:
Paper
Made in:
ENGLAND: London
Date made:
1813
Size:
17.4 × 21.4 cm (6 7/8 × 8 7/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
55.5
Class:
LITHOGRAPH
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION at left: Atkinson Del.; in center: Published and sold Jany 1st, 1813 by Edwd Orme, Bond Street, London; at right: Southerland sculpt
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973