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Opening Day Fishing Season | Drawing | Wisconsin Historical Society

Drawing

Opening Day Fishing Season

Opening Day Fishing Season | Drawing | Wisconsin Historical Society
Imaginative pen-and-ink drawing. This drawing appeared in the <i>Capitol Times</i> on April 21, 1981 with Sid's caption: "a sportswriter with an automatic reel attached to his typewriter, an astrologer with his kingfisher prognosticator, a frog breaking in a sea horse, a novice mariner in his bathtub seeking unknown species in the sea of hope, a helicopter goose winging north, a dirigible muskie, a black bass that goes choo-choo and bluegills that go a little buggy in the spring." Sid's authorship is in the lower right corner.
DESCRIPTION
Imaginative pen-and-ink drawing. This drawing appeared in the Capitol Times on April 21, 1981 with Sid's caption: "a sportswriter with an automatic reel attached to his typewriter, an astrologer with his kingfisher prognosticator, a frog breaking in a sea horse, a novice mariner in his bathtub seeking unknown species in the sea of hope, a helicopter goose winging north, a dirigible muskie, a black bass that goes choo-choo and bluegills that go a little buggy in the spring." Sid's authorship is in the lower right corner.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:123048
Creation Date: 1981
Creator Name:Boyum, Sid
City:
County:
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Sid Boyum Collection
Genre:Drawing
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6986 Box 6, Folder 4
Original Dimensions:8.5 x 12 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For Sid's photograph of the fisherman at the typewriter, see Image ID: 121878 Sid Boyum annually created an "Opening Day" drawing to promote the first day of the general fishing season, published from 1963 to 1989 in the Capital Times and the Wisconsin State Journal. In exchange, Sid would receive copies of the print to distribute on his own.
SUBJECTS
Frogs
Drawing
Birds
Fishes
Trees
Clothing and dress
Hats
Protective clothing
Men
Fishing
Typewriters
Airships
Locomotives
Motorcycles

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