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Lot 20

A Victorian stuffed trout by Cooper or Gibson

with Cooper label and dated 1878
34cm high by 61cm wide

Estimate: £300 - £500
Bidding ended. Lot is unsold.

All these fish come from the celebrated collection which for many years decorated the famous Flowerpot Inn near Henley. This inn was a Mecca for those interested in fishing as it was situated just a few yards from a beautiful stretch of the River Thames and contained a very extensive collection of preserved fish trophies. Those interested, can find a variety of videos on YouTube by searching for The Flowerpot near Henley. Two of the most informative videos featuring the collection are:  https://youtu.be/dmcjQ1xF2Es and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6a4hnsDoPM



Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing


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