Vintage black and white drawing of a fisherman getting a bit on his line. This vintage magazine image is one in a series of humorous fishing images that are the perfect metaphor for the one that got away.
Like so many other editions of this children’s magazine, St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, September 1878, No. 11 included a wide array of wonderful public domain images.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.