Litchfield Historical Society
20 3/4" length x 16 3/4" width
Aquatint depicts a boy of about 10 or 12 years of age wearing a white collar, blue vest, red jacket and brown knee pants. The knee pants are patched at the knees and left thigh. He is barefoot. He holds a bundle of sticks over his head in his right hand. He holds one stick at this side with his left hand. On the right in the background is a forst. On the left is a cottage in the distance. Framed under glass Printed along bottom of print "The Wood Boy/London Published June 25, 1799 by J. Le Petit, No. 22 Suffolk Street, Middlesex Hospital"
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