At the harvest fair, she'll be surely there,
So I'll dress in my Sunday clothes,
With my shoes shone bright and my hat cocked right,
For a smile from my nut-brown rose.
'The footwear problem' referred to here is the bane of any shoe wearer's day. It wasn't until the late 1800's that successful recipes for shoe polish came into existence.
Dimensions: 16” X 10” approx.