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Splish Splash: A History of Rain Boots

Wellingtons, wanging, and World War I

A toddler walks a dog along a country track. He heads toward the camera. There is a line of trees behind the boy, and grass turns to scrubland on either side. The child wears a striped jacket and green rain boots. The light is autumnal. The dog, large, has a stoic expression. It knows the score. With the red leash tight, the boy veers…

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