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Fishermen Collection

"Capturing the Essence of the Sea: A Glimpse into the Lives of Fishermen" Beesands, Start Bay

Background imageFishermen Collection: Salmon fishing with ghillie from a boat on the River Wye

Salmon fishing with ghillie from a boat on the River Wye, Herefordshire. This picture story caused a rumpus when it was published in The Times on Tuesday Jan 27th 1987 - the day that the salmon

Background imageFishermen Collection: Loch Ness Monster

Loch Ness Monster
Fishermen on Loch Ness are surprised by the creature - as well they might be, for this is the largest depiction of the monster known to us

Background imageFishermen Collection: The Old Fisherman, 1903. Artist: Joseph Edward Southall

The Old Fisherman, 1903. Artist: Joseph Edward Southall
The Old Fisherman, 1903. From The Studio Volume 79, [London Offices of the Studio, London, 1920]

Background imageFishermen Collection: Scene with fishermen at Beesands, Start Bay, Devon

Scene with fishermen at Beesands, Start Bay, Devon
Scene with fishermen and boats at Beesands, Start Bay, Devon -- coastal erosion can be seen in the middle distance, caused by storm damage and protected over the years by sea defences

Background imageFishermen Collection: Whitehead, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Whitehead, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
View from the Promenade, Whitehead, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland Date: 1904

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fishing boat at Mullion Cove, Mullion, Cornwall. Around 1890s

Fishing boat at Mullion Cove, Mullion, Cornwall. Around 1890s
Fishing boat PZ (?)24 (registered in Penzance) being dragged ashore by two men. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageFishermen Collection: The Lighthouse (Newlyn, Cornwall), 1893, (c1902). Creator: Unknown

The Lighthouse (Newlyn, Cornwall), 1893, (c1902). Creator: Unknown
The Lighthouse (Newlyn, Cornwall), 1893, (c1902). After a painting in the Manchester Art Gallery. Two fishermen - Uncle Henry Kitchen, whose descendants still live in Newlyn

Background imageFishermen Collection: Sorrento - Grand Marina and the House of the Fishermen

Sorrento - Grand Marina and the House of the Fishermen Date: circa 1906

Background imageFishermen Collection: Scene on Conwy Harbour, North Wales

Scene on Conwy Harbour, North Wales
A wonderful, atmospheric view of Conwy Harbour, North Wales, with the silhouette of the Castle in the background. Photograph by Norman Synge Waller Budd 1960

Background imageFishermen Collection: Oyster Catch / Whitstable

Oyster Catch / Whitstable
Oysters, found to be a valuable remedy for the influenza epidemic, are sorted and packed by fishermen in Whitstable, Kent, for distribution to the hospitals

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fishing boats, Polperro, Cornwall. Possibly 1940s

Fishing boats, Polperro, Cornwall. Possibly 1940s
Polperro Harbour with fishing boats: FY185, FY20, FY30, FY52 and possibly FY12. Houses can be seen extending up the hillside/cliffside. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageFishermen Collection: People salmon netting at Bideford, Devon

People salmon netting at Bideford, Devon
Four people standing in the water salmon netting at Bideford, Devon. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fishing Huts at Hastings

Fishing Huts at Hastings
Clustered on the shingle of the old town of Hastings, Sussex, are these tall black huts, where the local fishermen dry and mend their nets

Background imageFishermen Collection: The Lighthouse of Newlyn, Cornwall, 1893 (oil on canvas)

The Lighthouse of Newlyn, Cornwall, 1893 (oil on canvas)
3327178 The Lighthouse of Newlyn, Cornwall, 1893 (oil on canvas) by Forbes, Stanhope Alexander (1857-1947) ; 290x225 cm; Manchester Art Gallery

Background imageFishermen Collection: Manila Carnival, The Philippines - Miss Ilocos Sur

Manila Carnival, The Philippines - Miss Ilocos Sur
Illustration after Walter Dendy Sadler (18541923) of his painting Thursday (Tomorrow will be Friday) of 1880, showing a group of jovial monks out fishing. Date: 1880

Background imageFishermen Collection: Hastings Beach

Hastings Beach
Fishermen dry their nets on the shore at Hastings, Sussex

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fishermen, Sheringham, Norfolk

Fishermen, Sheringham, Norfolk
Fishermen, Sheringham, near Cromer, Norfolk, England. Date: 1900s

Background imageFishermen Collection: A traditional outrigger canoe sails close to the shore at Diani Beach

A traditional outrigger canoe sails close to the shore at Diani Beach

Background imageFishermen Collection: Brixham Harbour

Brixham Harbour
Three men stand around having a chat at Brixham harbour, Devon, England

Background imageFishermen Collection: Whitby Fishermen

Whitby Fishermen
A fishing fleet of Scottish Drifters in Whitby harbour, Yorkshire, England

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fishermen bringing catch ashore, Elmina, Ghana, West Africa, Africa

Fishermen bringing catch ashore, Elmina, Ghana, West Africa, Africa

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fisherfolk on the Beach at Cullercoats, 1881 (w / c & graphite on wove paper)

Fisherfolk on the Beach at Cullercoats, 1881 (w / c & graphite on wove paper)
3949562 Fisherfolk on the Beach at Cullercoats, 1881 (w/c & graphite on wove paper) by Homer, Winslow (1836-1910); 34.1x49.4 cm; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

Background imageFishermen Collection: London - Billingsgate Fish Market - Standing amid the catch

London - Billingsgate Fish Market - Standing amid the catch
Oh My Cod! London - Billingsgate Fish Market - Standing amid the catch. Date: circa 1908

Background imageFishermen Collection: Crew of a Scottish purse seiner, Falmouth, Cornwall

Crew of a Scottish purse seiner, Falmouth, Cornwall
The crew of a Scottish purse seiner, at Falmouth, Cornwall. A seine net is usually a long flat net like a fence, with weights on it, which catches the fish by encircling them. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageFishermen Collection: Channel Isles Squid

Channel Isles Squid
Fishermen of Jersey, Channel Islands, desperately fight this giant squid, but two of them lose their lives in the battle

Background imageFishermen Collection: Cornish Fishing Fleet leaving the harbour

Cornish Fishing Fleet leaving the harbour Date: 1904

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fishermen taking boat out of water at the port of Ponto do Sol, Ribiera Grande

Fishermen taking boat out of water at the port of Ponto do Sol, Ribiera Grande, Santo Antao, Cape Verde Islands, Atlantic, Africa

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fish Mkt Lowestoft

Fish Mkt Lowestoft
The fish market at Lowestoft where fishermen land their catch

Background imageFishermen Collection: Inhabitants of Ounalacheka with their canoes (Aleutian Islands), 19th century

Inhabitants of Ounalacheka with their canoes (Aleutian Islands), 19th century. One of 65 lithographs that were included in the volume of maps published after the round-the-world voyage of

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fishermen in North Yorkshire, possibly Staithes or Whitby

Fishermen in North Yorkshire, possibly Staithes or Whitby - Victorian period

Background imageFishermen Collection: Young fisherman, probably Staithes or Whitby area

Young fisherman, probably Staithes or Whitby area in Yorkshire - Victorian period

Background imageFishermen Collection: Newlyn Victorian period

Newlyn Victorian period

Background imageFishermen Collection: Staithes fishermen

Staithes fishermen

Background imageFishermen Collection: The crew of a Yarmouth Herring boat pull in their catch on a storm tossed North Sea

The crew of a Yarmouth Herring boat pull in their catch on a storm tossed North Sea. Circa 1935

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fishermen emptying a cran of fish into boxes ready for sale in 1967

Fishermen emptying a cran of fish into boxes ready for sale in 1967

Background imageFishermen Collection: The Gulf Stream, 1899, (1943). Creator: Winslow Homer

The Gulf Stream, 1899, (1943). Creator: Winslow Homer
The Gulf Stream, 1899, (1943). A man drifts on his fishing boat which has lost its mast. Sharks surround the boat, and a waterspout approaches ominously

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fishing boats, Penzance, Cornwall. Around 1900

Fishing boats, Penzance, Cornwall. Around 1900
A hand coloured slide of several luggers leaving Penzance with sails hoisted, probably in the early morning. Hand coloured slide by W.C. Hughes, Brewster House, London. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageFishermen Collection: Pilchard seining, St Ives, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Pilchard seining, St Ives, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Panoramic view of pilchards being gathered by the seining method and then tucked into nets off Porthminster. Photographer: Probably Edward Ashton

Background imageFishermen Collection: Sloop Inn, St Ives, Cornwall. 1904

Sloop Inn, St Ives, Cornwall. 1904
Buying fish on the quayside opposite the Sloop Inn. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageFishermen Collection: The calling of the apostles Peter and Andrew by Jesus (colour litho)

The calling of the apostles Peter and Andrew by Jesus (colour litho)
5226710 The calling of the apostles Peter and Andrew by Jesus (colour litho) by Fugel, Gebhard (1863-1939); Private Collection; (add.info.: The calling of the apostles Peter and Andrew by Jesus)

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fishing boats, Mounts Bay, Penzance, Cornwall. Undated

Fishing boats, Mounts Bay, Penzance, Cornwall. Undated
Mounts Bay fishing boats setting sail in calm water. Hand coloured slide to give the impression of night. Photographer: Gibson

Background imageFishermen Collection: WW1 - The King Stephen fishing boat and Zeppelin L19, 1916

WW1 - The King Stephen fishing boat and Zeppelin L19, 1916
WW1 - The zeppelin L19 (also known as the LZ 54), was a World War I airship of the of the Imperial German Navy. After its first bomb raid in the UK, the L19 crashed in the North Sea

Background imageFishermen Collection: The Quayside, Newlyn (w / c on paper)

The Quayside, Newlyn (w / c on paper)
XPG379875 The Quayside, Newlyn (w/c on paper) by Langley, Walter (1852-1922); Private Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fishing boats, East Looe Quay, Looe, Cornwall. Around 1890

Fishing boats, East Looe Quay, Looe, Cornwall. Around 1890
A group of fishing boats at East Looe quay looking upriver to the Looe bridge on the West Looe side. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imageFishermen Collection: Ducks and the U Bein Bridge in Amarapura, Mandalay, Myanmar

Ducks and the U Bein Bridge in Amarapura, Mandalay, Myanmar
Fishermen fishing with a net and ducks in front of the U Bein Bridge across the Taungthaman Lake in Amarapura, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Background imageFishermen Collection: Drying and salting fish in colonial Maine

Drying and salting fish in colonial Maine
First settlers of Maine drying and salting fish on the Atlantic shore. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFishermen Collection: GAFR2A-00050

GAFR2A-00050
Zulu fishermen at work, Natal, South Africa. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFishermen Collection: Fish From the Boat, 1867-68 (oil on canvas)

Fish From the Boat, 1867-68 (oil on canvas)
6199000 Fish From the Boat, 1867-68 (oil on canvas) by McTaggart, William (1835-1910); 44.5x59.7 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; (add.info)



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"Capturing the Essence of the Sea: A Glimpse into the Lives of Fishermen" Beesands, Start Bay, Devon: Witnessing the timeless scene casting their nets against a backdrop of serene waters. Loch Ness Monster: Amidst tales of mythical creatures, brave fishermen navigate these mysterious Scottish waters in search of their daily catch. The Old Fisherman, 1903: Joseph Edward Southall's masterpiece immortalizes the rugged determination and wisdom etched on an experienced fisherman's face. Whitehead, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland: In this picturesque coastal village, generations have relied on fishing as a way of life - a tradition that continues to thrive today. Oyster Catch / Whitstable: Exploring the delicate balance between man and nature as skilled oystermen harvest these precious treasures from Whitstable's bountiful shores. Fishing boats, Polperro, Cornwall (1940s): Stepping back in time to witness Cornish fishermen braving turbulent waves while proudly sailing towards their livelihoods. The Lighthouse (Newlyn, Cornwall), 1893 (c1902): Guided by its steadfast beam through treacherous seas at nightfall; a beacon for weary fishermen returning home with their bounty. Scene on Conwy Harbour, North Wales: A bustling harbor where hardworking fishermen mend nets and prepare for another day battling nature's elements to provide for their communities. People salmon netting at Bideford, Devon: Uniting both tradition and sustenance as locals gather along Bideford's riverbanks to skillfully capture salmon during seasonal migrations. Fishing Huts at Hastings: Rustic huts lining Hastings' shorelines serve as humble abodes for dedicated fishermen who rise before dawn to embark on arduous journeys out at sea.