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A man is standing on the banks of a river with a broken fishing line and an escaping fish; he then appears from out of the water with the fish in his arms. Coloured process print after John Leech.

  • Leech, John, 1817-1864
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London (11 Bouverie Street, Fleet Street) : Bradbury and Evans.

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1 print : process line block, with watercolour

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Mr. Briggs & his doings. After a long and exciting struggle Mr B. is on the point of landing his prize, when unfortunately the line breaks. However, in much less time than it has taken to make this imperfect sketch,-accoutered as he is he plunges in, and after a desperate encounter, he secures a magnificent salmon, for which he declares he would not take a guinea a pound. J.L.

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Wellcome Library no. 34766i

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