Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Europe > United Kingdom > England > Birmingham > Area > Edgbaston

Young boy goes for a spot of fishing at dried out Edgbaston reservoir in Birmingham

Young boy goes for a spot of fishing at dried out Edgbaston reservoir in Birmingham

Choose from the following product ranges for this image

Photo Prints
Jigsaw Puzzles
Poster Prints
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints

We accept all major credit cards

Memory Lane Prints

Young boy goes for a spot of fishing at dried out Edgbaston reservoir in Birmingham

Young boy goes for a spot of fishing at dried out Edgbaston reservoir in Birmingham during the summer heatwave of 1976.
9th August 1976

© Mirrorpix

Media ID 21667635

Angling Drought Heat Hobbies


> Europe > United Kingdom > England > Birmingham > Area > Edgbaston

> Memory Lane Prints > Mirror > 0400to0499 > 00486

Captured in the scorching summer of 1976, this nostalgic print takes us back to a time when young boys found solace and adventure amidst nature's challenges. Here, a determined boy sets out for a spot of fishing at the dried-out Edgbaston reservoir in Birmingham. The relentless heatwave had drained the once-glistening waters, leaving behind cracked mud and an eerie silence. In his faded shorts and worn-out cap, this little angler epitomizes the resilience of childhood innocence. Undeterred by the harsh conditions, he casts his line with unwavering hope, dreaming of reeling in that elusive catch. His youthful spirit shines through as he embraces one of life's simple pleasures - pursuing hobbies that bring joy even during challenging times. This snapshot from the 1970s transports us to an era where children sought refuge outdoors instead of being glued to screens. It reminds us how summers were marked not only by sweltering heat but also by endless hours spent exploring nature's wonders. As we gaze upon this image, we can almost feel the blistering sun on our skin and hear echoes of laughter carried on warm breezes. The photograph serves as a powerful reminder that seasons may change, but human determination remains constant across generations. It encapsulates both the impact of weather patterns on our lives and our ability to adapt and find pleasure even amid adversity.

Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

You can choose advanced AI Colorization for this picture at no extra charge!

We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Cart.

Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
Professionally Printed
Photo Prints are in stock
Professional quality finish
Made with high-grade materials
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival

Related Images

Dinka Man - Sudan, Africa
Dinka Man - Sudan, Africa
Coventry CV7 7 Map
Coventry CV7 7 Map





Full Art Print Range

Our standard Photo Prints (ideal for framing) are sent same or next working day, with most other items shipped a few days later.

Photographic Print
Our Photo Prints are in a large range of sizes and are printed on Archival Quality Paper for excellent colour reproduction and longevity. They are ideal for framing (our Framed Prints use these) at a reasonable cost. Alternatives include cheaper Poster Prints and higher quality Fine Art Paper, the choice of which is largely dependant on your budget.

Poster Print
Poster prints are budget friendly enlarged prints in standard poster paper sizes (A0, A1, A2, A3 etc). Whilst poster paper is sometimes thinner and less durable than our other paper types, they are still ok for framing and should last many years. Our Archival Quality Photo Prints and Fine Art Paper Prints are printed on higher quality paper and the choice of which largely depends on your budget.

Framed Print
Contemporary Framed and Mounted Prints - Professionally Made and Ready to Hang

Jigsaw Puzzle
Jigsaw Puzzles are an ideal gift for any occasion

Photo Mug
Enjoy your favourite drink from a mug decorated with an image you love. Sentimental and practical, personalised photo mugs make perfect gifts for loved ones, friends or work colleagues

Canvas Print
Canvas Prints add colour, depth and texture to any space. Professionally Stretched Canvas over a hidden Wooden Box Frame and Ready to Hang

Fine Art Print
Our fine art prints are high-quality prints made using a paper called Photo Rag. This 100% cotton rag fibre paper is known for its exceptional image sharpness, rich colors, and high level of detail, making it a popular choice for professional photographers and artists. Photo rag paper is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print. If you can afford to spend more on a higher quality paper, then Photo Rag is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print.

Mouse Mat
Archive quality photographic print in a durable wipe clean mouse mat with non slip backing. Works with all computer mice

Metal Print
Made with durable metal and luxurious printing techniques, metal prints bring images to life and add a modern touch to any space

Accessorise your space with decorative, soft pillows