Britannia E

Britannia : Hardy andn Kelson (Bernard).

Tag : Gold twist (plenty).
Tail : A topping.
Butt : Black herl.
Body : Red-orange Seal's fur.
Ribs : Gold tinsel.
Wings : Shovel duck and a topping.
Sides : Jungle.
Cheeks : Chatterer.
Horns : Blue Macaw.
Head : Dark blue hackle.


Britannia : Francis Francis 1867.

Tag : Gold twist.
Tail : A topping and a bitt of scarlet Ibis and bright bastard Bustard.
Body : Two or three turns of bright golden floss,then bright orange Pig's wool.
Ribs : Gold tinsel and silver twist.
Hackle : Bright claret with Bustard or Woodduck hackle over that.
Throat : Dark blue or green. (or rather as a ruff over the wing).
Wings : Shovel duck feathers, with, from three to five toppings over it.
Sides : Jungle Cock.
Cheeks : Kingfisher.
Head : Gold thread.
Britannia : Fitzgibbon 1850.
Unfortunately I have no discription of this fly. Only a drawing from the book from Fitzgibbon.