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Original Walter Lang Fishing Photograph

  • $ 13500

Original back and white photograph of Director Walter Lang with his black sea bass prize catch. Caught in 1927 by Lang when he was out sport fishing with the renowned Catalina island resident Arthur B Chappell, known as "Chappie"(1864-1950). He is reported to have been the fifth man to settle in Avalon. He owned the vessels Pauline and Chappie, and remained active as a sports fisherman until 1934 when he retired in his home on Marilla Avenue, Avalon.

Purchased in Los Angeles directly from the estate of Walter Langs son, Richard.

Marked: Black Sea Bass Weighs 182lbs, "Capt Chappie" Caught by Walter Lang, Time 2hr 40mins, Aug 6th 1927, Avalon Catalina CAL, Photo by A.G. Boswell

A great addition to your vintage black and white photograph or film memorabilia collection.


Item measures 10“ long by 8" wide and weighs 12oz.


In good used condition with signs of use commensurate with age (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).

Shop Ref: Box No. 13


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