Ref: 18-35 *
Ref: 18-35 *

“Boardie Willie”

A sandwich-board man of the 1890's, standing against the harbour rail at Coffee House Corner, Whitby.
The gentleman's real name is thought to have been George Ventress of Carter Yard, The Cragg.
The appeal of this photograph by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe lies in its contrived humour.

Ref: 18-35 *

“Boardie Willie”

A sandwich-board man of the 1890's, standing against the harbour rail at Coffee House Corner, Whitby.
The gentleman's real name is thought to have been George Ventress of Carter Yard, The Cragg.
The appeal of this photograph by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe lies in its contrived humour.