Fishmonger slicing into a giant tuna fish, 1933.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of a fishmonger slicing into a giant tunny or tuna fish, taken by Leslie Cardew for the Daily Herald newspaper on 17 August, 1933. This tuna weighed 640 lbs (290.3 kg). Caught off the coast of Scarborough, North Yorkshire, it is pictured for sale in a fishmongers in Camberwell, London. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.