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Object Name
A preserved and cased fish, thought to be a Sea Trout, caught by AE Hobbs in the late 19th or early 20th century.

Hobbs was born in New Street, Henley in 1871 and lived in Henley all his life. Whilst working as an architect for Brakspear brewery in the 1930's he was responsible for designing many local pubs.

Hobbs claimed to have caught almost 900 Thames Trout, each over 3 lbs in weight, in 55 years of fishing. He fished in the non-tidal reaches of the Thames.
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River Thames
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Associated Period
20th century
19th century