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  • FRESH FISH FOR THE LEA: SEINING A RESERVOIR AT TOTTENHAM
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FRESH FISH FOR THE LEA: SEINING A RESERVOIR AT TOTTENHAM

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    19 December 1896 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photoengraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers

  • Museum number:

    E.4593-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 17, box IV

Physical description

Photoengraving cutting depicting three scenes of fishermen at a reservoir in Tottenham.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

19 December 1896 (printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Photoengraving

Dimensions

height: 9.25 in, width: 7.75 in

Object history note

This object was part of the John Edmund Gardner collection of topographical prints and drawings of London. After Gardner's death the collection passed to his son Edmund Thomas, but was sold to Edward Coates MP in 1910. The collection was sold again in 1923 after Coates' death, and was split between various institutions and private collectors. The portion connected with Hoxton, Homerton, Hackney and Bethnal Green was bought by the Hon. Arthur Villiers and donated to the Bethnal Green Museum.

Descriptive line

Cutting from 19 December 1896, process engraving depicting three images of seining a reservoir at Tottenham.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from departmental handlist.

Techniques

Photoengraving

Subjects depicted

Fishermen; Fishing

Categories

Printed pages & sheets

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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