National Geographic : 1950 Aug
© National Geographic Society 4 Yorkshire's Gloomy Moors and Boulders Inspired the Bronte Sisters The tragic Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, poets and novelists, were daughters of the vicar of near-by Ha worth. Like this girl, herself an ambitious novelist, they are said to have written while seated on this rock. Kodachromes by B. Anthony Stewart + Scott "Popped the Question" to His Intended at the Popping Stone This young couple obligingly re-enacted the novel ist's proposal in the River Irthing Valley. The Scotsman remarked that he did not often wear the kilt. Sir Wal ter sealed his own betrothal at the Kissing Bush near by.