Arthur H. Raikes (1858-1929) Atlantic Salmon Model, 1909 plaque is 16 by 50 3/4 in. inscribed "Salmon 26 lb. Ommedal. Hyen. Nordfiord. M.H. Raikes. 1909" on plaque
This forty-inch Atlantic Salmon carving was made by Arthur H. Raikes for his son Marcus H. Raikes. Marcus caught the twenty-six pound fish in the Ommedal River in Hyen, Norway in 1909.
Provenance: Ronald Swanson Collection
Literature: Ronald S. Swanson, "Fish Models, Plaques & Effigies," Far Hills, NJ, 2009, p. 165, exact carving illustrated.
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