Young boy's sailor suit

1967.187.167

About this object

This suit was worn by John Ernest Tinne (1913-96) when he was aged about five. During and after the First World War, sailor suits were extremely popular for both boys and girls because they reflected Britain’s naval supremacy at that time.
  • Date
    1918-20
  • Maker
  • Materials
    Cotton
  • Credit line
    Presented by Dr. Alexine Tinne, 1967
  • Location
    Walker Art Gallery,
  • Place made
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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