Vignette from a coloured lithographic plate showing night fishing for anchovies using flaming torches. Fishermen are heaving fishing nets on board boats at sea. Taken from 'The Fish' in 'Graphic Illustrations of Animals - Showing Their Utility to Man in Their Employment During Life and Uses After Death', a book illustrated by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins. Printed by J Graf. Published by Thomas Varty.
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