A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth

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Lot 76
A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth

Sold for £ 3,812 (US$ 4,754) inc. premium

The Sporting Sale

1 May 2019, 11:00 BST

Edinburgh

A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth
Carved wooden and naturalistically painted mounted on a painted backboard within and oak surround frame, inscribed: "Model of 32lb Salmon Killed by E L Houch in River Eden 4th Nov 1903. On single cut trace. Hooked in Crosby Pool and landed below Eden Grove a distance of about 3/4 of a mile. Found to be hooked at base of dorsal fin," sold together with related documentation, photographs and a gaff. The gaff marked for catches and inscribed: "In at the death of 321 Salmon. Weight 6399lbs". Two volumes of Angling Journals of Mr E L Hough, recording the above fish amongst many others and two reproduced photos of Hough and others at fishing locations
134cm wide, 52cm high including frame

Footnotes

  • Edwin Leedham Hough CBE was a prolific salmon angler on the Cumbrian Eden where he fished from 1875 to 1910 and it was during these that the quantity and quality of the Eden salmon were justly famous.
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A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth
A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth
A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth
A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth
A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth
A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth
A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth
A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth
A carved salmon from the River Eden caught by Edwin Hough, A. P. D. Malloch, Perth
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