The Fordwich Trout

Image credit: Canterbury Museums and Galleries

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The Fordwich Trout




oil on canvas


H 74.5 x W 113 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from George Lee Warner, 1948

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Inscription description

Taken at Fordwich Kent in the year 1672, weighed 27 pounds. This is the representation of a trout, which was given in 1672 to Henry Lee Esq. of Danejon near Canterbury for which City he was then a member of Parliament. And was so in seven successive parliaments. And in one for Hindon.


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