Exhibitions

Online Exhibition: Angling in Special Collections

Jun 12, 2020 - Aug 30, 2020

The Angling in Special Collections exhibition features books, ephemera, and art focused on angling from the National Sporting Library & Museum's collections. The exhibit includes books from the F. Ambrose Clark Rare Book room including a first edition of The Compleat Angler, a large collection of mounted and framed flies from the George Chapman collection, a bamboo fly rod built by Henry "Hank" Woolman III, and angling related artworks from the Museum's permanent collection. The NSLM also asked the public to participate in the exhibition by sending us photos of their best catches.

 

View the virtual tour here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/av0ZzEkiIHzL0/

Dry Fly Entomology: A brief description of leading types of natural insects serving as food for trout and grayling with the 100 best patterns of floating flies and the various methods of dressing them, Volume II by Frederick M. Halford (1897). London: Vinton & Co., Limited. The gift of John H. and Martha Daniels.

Dry Fly Entomology: A brief description of leading types of natural insects serving as food for trout and grayling with the 100 best patterns of floating flies and the various methods of dressing them, Volume II by Frederick M. Halford (1897). London: Vinton & Co., Limited. The gift of John H. and Martha Daniels.

John Bucknell Russell (Scottish, 1820-1893), The Day's Catch, 1864, oil on canvas, 21 ¼ x 29 ¼ inches. Each the gift of Dr. and Mrs. Timothy J. Greenan, 2011

John Bucknell Russell (Scottish, 1820-1893), The Day's Catch, 1864, oil on canvas, 21 ¼ x 29 ¼ inches. Each the gift of Dr. and Mrs. Timothy J. Greenan, 2011

Trout and Bass introduction by Stephen Bodio, illustrations by Alan James Robinson, with an afterword by Jack Gartside (1993). Easthampton, Massachusetts: Press of the Sea Turtle. The gift of John H. and Martha Daniels.

Trout and Bass introduction by Stephen Bodio, illustrations by Alan James Robinson, with an afterword by Jack Gartside (1993). Easthampton, Massachusetts: Press of the Sea Turtle. The gift of John H. and Martha Daniels.