is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of Antique Commercial
001comf: 1872 Mackerel Fishing print. Signal men sighting a school of mackerel offshore. Antique hand colored engraving. 11x16 in. $60
002comf: 1887 Scarce Halibut Fishery print. "The Fresh Halibut Fishery." Hand colored engraving of the weighing and selling of halibut on deck of a cod schooner. 11-1/2x9 in. $50
1888 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Lobstering on the New England Coast, -- The "King of the Catch" -- Scene Off Scituate." Featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
16 x 11 in. $80
005comf: 1898 Cornwall Fishing Views. Two hand colored original views from Sennen Cove, Cornwall: Waiting for the Boats, and Landing Fish. From London Illutrated. 11x16 in. $40
006comf: 1883 Pilchard Seining in Cornwall. Several great hand colored engravings on one page depicting the catching and processing of pilchard in Cornwall. London Illutrated. 11x16 in. $50
008comf: 1897 Grand Banker in Hurricane. Dramatic view of the ship picking up her last dory in a major storm. Authentic antique black & white engraving. 15-1/2x10-1/2 in. $30
010comf: 1883 British Cod Fishing views. Large 2-page spread in London Illustrated. Twelve original black & white engravings depicting the many aspects of line-fishing for cod. 22-1/2x16 in. $60
1895 Marine Life Print: Blue Shark.
10 x 6 1/2 in. $40
017comf: 1887 Cape Cod Blackfishing. The capture of a school of blackfish in Cape Cod Bay. Scarce hand colored engraving. 11-1/4x9 in. $50
018comf: 1871 Scotch Herring Fising. "Hailing the Nets." Great hand colored wood engraved view of the boats pulling in the nets. Includes descriptive text, from Every Saturday. 11x14-1/2 in. $40
Julius Bien & Co. Photo-lithograph showing eight images of Fishing with a description key on bottom left and a Statistics key on bottom right.
19 x 15 in. $80
1886 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly titled, "Smelt-Fishing." Drawn by J. MacDonald. Included with engraving is another sheet of text describing Smelt-Fishing.
16 x 11 in. $60
1880 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly titled, "How Some Fish are Taken." Drawn by Gaston Fay.
16 x 11 in. $40
1888 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Saved, -- Thanksgiving Day on the Banks -- The Call Answered." Featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
16 x 11 in. $40
1885 Hand colored wood engraving by W.P. Snyder titled, "Life 'Under the Dumps' in New York City." Featured in Harper's Weekly.
16 x 11 in. $50
1891 Harper's Weekly hand colored half-tones showing twoimages of Newfoundland Cod Fishery. Top image shows men preparing the fish inside their ship and bottom image shows the fishermen salting the fish on board. (A smelly job, but someone's got to do it!)
16 x 11 in. $40
1903 Hand colored half-tone image featured in The Illustrated London News showing The Herring Fishing in the North Sea. Among the herring-fishers, the catch is spoken of as a "shot," and is calculated in measures called "crans."
16 x 11 in. $50
1902 Hand colored half-tone showing Pound Fishing as the fishermen empty the pound.
11 x 8 in. $40
1885 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Cod-Fishing." Drawn by M.J. Burns. Separate text page included on Cod-Fishing.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $80
1883 Hand colored wood engravings featured in The Illustrated London News titled, "Our Fishing Industries: Mackerel Fishing at Eastbourne" and "Our Fishing Industries: Drift-Net Fishing for Pilchards Off Cornwall."
23 x 16 in. $90
Black & White: $60
1887 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "The Mackerel Fishery." Image shows the packing and culling of mackerel at Portland, Me. Plate 67.
11-1/2 x 9 in. $60
1883 Wood engraving titled, "Our Fishing Industries: Line-Fishing for Cod." Featured in The Illustrated London News. Twelve fishing scenes in all.
22 x 16 in. $80
1883 Wood engraving titled, "Our Fishing Industries: Spratting." Ten fishing scenes in all. Featured in The Illustrated London News.
22-1/2 x 16 in. $80
1883 Wood engravings titled, "Our Fishing Industries: The Yarmouth Herring Fishery." Nine fishing scenes in all.
23 x 16 in. $80
1876 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "A Visit To the Fishing Fleet in the North Sea." Six snes of the fishing fleet in action.
22 x 15-1/2 in. $80
100comf: 1883 Mackerel Fishing Scenes. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Sketches Among the Mackerel Men." Includes views of the fish being caught, cleaned and canned. 11x16 in. $60
104comf: 1872 Oyster Canning Scenes. Two hand colored, engraved images from Harper's Weekly, showing women canning and processing oysters. On either side of the bottom image, part of an article describes how oysters are processed. 11x16 in. $60
201comf: 1888 Connecticut Oyster Farm Views. Four hand-colored, engraved views from the Nov. 24, 1888 issue of Leslie's Weekly. Title is "The Enemies of the Oyster: A Visit to a Connecticut Oyster Farm." Each image has its own subheading: 1) Dredging for Starfish; 2) Starfish at Work Eating an Oyster; 3) View on Board a Dredger; and 4) On the Beds, Unloading Shells. 11x16 in. $60
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