A Lad's First Tophat. E. Francis.
A Lad's First Tophat

A Lad's First Tophat

England: by the artist, Sept 1902. E. Francis. original. Paper. Amusing original drawing using India ink on pink thin artist's paper (7 5/8" W x 6 1/8" H overall with approx. 3/4" borders around image): of a boy being fitted for (his first?) tophat in a crowded haberdasher's merchandise-filled busy shop; two small white mounting tabs verso top; dated "Sept 1902"; unsigned (from a collection drawn by the artist). Very Good + / Unframed. Item #2035

E. Francis was a listed English female artist who exhibited in London in the beginning of the 20th century.

A cute, fun and Cruikshankian bit of British life!

Price: $95.00

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