Steady, Johnnie- Steady.To D.P.McEuen Esq.re, this Engraving from the Picture in his Collection is respectfully dedicated, by his obedient servants, Pilgeram & Lefevre, Successors to E. Gambart & Co.q
London: Published Decembre 1st 1874 by Pilgeram & Lefevre, successors to E Gambart & co., 1A King Street St. James's, copyright registered. New York, M. Knoedler & co. [...] entered according to act of Congress in the year 1874, by M. Knoedler & co., in the office of the librarian of Congress in Washington.
Mixed-method engraving, scarce, 760 x 590mm (30 x 23¼") to platemark. Lefevre blindstamp bottom left. Repaired tears inside platemark above image.
A young boy, in Scottish dress, intent on the careful playing of a salmon. After the painting, held by Dundee Art Galleries and Museums, by Scottish painter Erskine Nicol (1825-1904). One of the great fishing prints.
David Beazley, 'Images of Angling', p.147 Front cover.
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