Children's clothing

Fun (24 February 1866): 235

Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.

This cartoon, which tries to make a joke out of one child’s mistaking “weir” for “where,” is particularly interesting in the way it portrays rural poverty without comment. One boy’s toes stick out of his shoes. He wears an outer shirt with sleeves raggedly torn off while his companion, who wears a countryman’s smock, has a large patch on his trousers.

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