This charming, antique, English watercolor of the Victorian era shows a paperboy standing with feet splayed, reading a newspaper. The boy wears a wide brimmed hat perched on the back of is head, with a buttoned collar jacket, waistcoat and knee breeches. This is a great example of children's costumes of the period. Matted and framed.
Signed (lower left): F. Woodruffe / London.
Width 20 Depth 1 Height 28 in.
Sight: Width 10.5 Height 17.5 in.