Edmund Joseph Sullivan
Then yelp'd the cur, and yawl'd the cat; ran Gaffer, stumbled Gammer. The goose flew this way and flew that, and fill'd the house with clamour ...
Pen and black ink and graphite, on illustration board.
9 1/4 x 7 11/16 inches (235 x 195 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
Signed and dated at lower right in pen and black ink, "Edmund J. Sullivan. 99"; inscribed " No. 3 The Goose Tennyson", followed by, "Set of 4 £30", on verso.
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Title from publication.
Original drawing for an illustration for Tennyson's poem "The goose," as it appeared in A dream of fair women & other poems, London : Grant Richards, 1900, p. 197.
Drawing shows three men and two women upsetting furniture and tumbling to the floor as the they pursue the goose through the house.