Fishermen with an otter (trained to fish) and bamboo canes, near Yichang
© 2012 Charles Poolton
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: OH02-24. In ‘Laughing Diplomat’ (1938), page 317, Daniele Varè describes ‘conical hills’ near Yichang and a nearby fishing village where they fish with otters attached to the end of a long cane.
Black and white photograph