Vintage photo: Arthur Ransome and Nancy Blackett at Waldringfield

Arthur Ransome scrubbing Nancy Blackett at Waldringfield.

In this vintage photo of Nancy Blackett, Arthur Ransome can be seen scrubbing her on the shore at Waldringfield on the River Deben.

Discover more about Nancy Blackett’s history, ownership by Arthur Ransome and her eventual restoration in the book “Good Little Ship: Arthur Ransome, Nancy Blackett and the Goblin” by Peter Willis, with a foreword by Libby Purves, available from the Nancy Blackett shop.

As always, proceeds go towards the ongoing preservation of Nancy Blackett and the work of the Nancy Blackett Trust.