Unknown American artist, 1850’s-60’s, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
A Croghton-Belly is a person who eats a great deal of fruit. It comes from 'A dictionary of archaic & provincial words, obsolete phrases ...' (1852), by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps. It is said to come from Lancashire. If you would like to find out more please visit the Old Foodie's article about A belly Full of Fruit!