Atlantic Salmon Effigy Dhuie Tully (1862-1950) Fochabers, Scotland 1927 gouache on brown paper, 20 by 55 in. label reads "43 lbs. 48 in. length 27 in. Sandiagoski 4/0 Baron"
This forty-three-pound salmon was caught on the Alta River in Norway in 1927 by Sir North Dalrymple-Hamilton, according to Swanson, "one of the greatest Scottish anglers to ever cast a fly."
Provenance: Ronald S. Swanson Collection
Literature: Ronald S. Swanson, "Fish Models, Plaques & Effigies," Far Hills, NJ, 2009, p. 24, fig. 14, p. 231, fig. 366, exact fish illustrated.
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