Leech on Fishing


John Leech (1817-1864), Fishing is the Best Sport for a Retired Schoolmaster - As He Can Still Exhibit his Partiality for the Rod, 1850. Watercolor on paper. Graphic Arts GA 2006.02346.


John Leech (1817-1864), Contemplating a Day’s Fishing, Mr. Briggs Gets His Tackle in Order, and Trys the Management of His Running Line, ca. 1860. Watercolor on board. Design for plate one in Mr. Briggs & His Doings. Fishing (London: Bradbury & Evans [1860]). Graphic Arts GA 2006.02345

For the book, see:Mr. Briggs & His Doings. Fishing. Rare Books: Otto von Kienbusch Angling Collection (ExKi) Oversize 2003-0004F