U.S. Fish Commission Staff with Nets

ID: 95-1183

Creator: Photo Engraving Co. of New York

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: 1880s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7184 Box 21 Folder 7

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Summary

A large group of men are standing in the water as they pull on fish nets. On the landing, another group of men is watching. A large waterwheel is visible in rear. All are presumably working for the United States Fish Commission in the 1880s.

Subject

  • United States Bureau of Fisheries
  • United States Fish Commission

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

One of numerous prints in this file. Probably shad or salmon.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7184 Box 21 Folder 7

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1880s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Fishing nets
  • Fishery research stations
  • Ichthyology

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Group, candid

ID Number

95-1183

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Engraving

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