Little Lord Fauntleroy
Little Lord Fauntleroy was originally published as a novel in 1886, by
Frances Hodgson Burnett. The book tells the story of an impoverished boy
in New York who suddenly becomes a Lord in England. This type of “rags
to riches” story was, and remains popular in America.
The major influence of this book was in the realm of fashion. The
illustrations of Little Lord Fauntleroy in his velvet suit with lace
collar and pants ending at the knee, made the outfit a popular style for
young boys beginning around the time of the book’s publication and into
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