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WATERCOLOUR WITH BODYCOLOUR
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ILLUSTRATED: MRS BASIL TAYLOR, JAPANESE GARDENS,
LONDON: METHUEN, 1912, FACING PAGE 172,
AS ' FISHING FOR GOLD FISH AT A WINTER FETE, ATAMI'
'The accompanying picture shows girls casting for gold-fish, which are caught only to be put back uninjured - the game being to see who can get the most. It is a favourite sport at Atami at the season of the New Year.' Mrs Basil Taylour, Japanese Gardens, London: Methuen & Co, 1912, page 172