Sunday 5 December 2010

Lady Broughton and Mr Winks Meet on the Dogger Bank

One of the heroines of Arcadia is the late Lady Vera Broughton, the grand-mother of the late Isabella Blow.  Lady Broughton was a fearless Tunny angler, and former Secretary of the British Tunny Club. I am endebted to Mr. Keith Elliott of Godmanchester for this previously unseen film of Tunny fishing, found in the Yorkshire Film Archive: