This vintage drawing was from an 1882 book, published by Hall and Whiting of Boston entitled Golden Rays.
A little girl struggles to get her umbrella open in this charming vintage image. With her dolly on her shoulder, the little girl uses both hands to try to open the umbrella and keep from getting wet from the rain.
This copyright free image is part of a series of images depicting this little girl sneaking out into the rain and getting a bit more than she bargained for. Use alone or in combination with the 5 other pictures in this set. They are from the 1882 work Golden Rays which identified the engraver as Samuel E. Brown (d. circa 1860) but did not include author or illustrator information.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.