Zaretchie, 19 May 1912

Made:
May 1912 in Russia
maker:
Herbert Galloway Stewart

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Black and white photograph entitled 'Zaretchie, 19 May 1912'. The first of two photographs which show N. Pardishon with a group of game keepers and their children displaying a large catch of fish. A detailed explanation written beneath the photograph reads ''The ten largest trout weighed 50 lbs, 4 oz. Eng. The largest was 7 lbs,12oz, all on the same fly. The first fish caught on this fly was a pike of 4lbs, 8oz, seen below x' (a letter 'x' in the mount denotes the keeper with the relevant fish). Taken by Herbert Galloway Stewart in St. Petersburg in May 1912.

From page 22 of snapshot photograph album number 7 of the Russian Imperial Royal Family, compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960).

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5037/P80/7/22/3
type:
silver gelatin print
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Ricketts Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford