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The pride of their foster mother
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Ref: WS126
Title: The pride of their foster mother
Date: Around 1908
Location: Unknown
Creator: Unknown, taken from Our Waifs and Strays, February 1908, page 277

These boys look like characters from Francis Hodgson Burnett's classic children's story Little Lord Fauntleroy, wearing their Sunday best. How different our best clothes are today from those at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. Standing between the boys is a rocking horse - a very popular toy for Middle and Upper Class children at the turn of the century. Most children today will not even have seen a rocking horse - except in a museum.

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