Edmund Joseph Sullivan
Not a Common Beggar
Pen and black ink over graphite, on illustration board.
10 5/8 x 7 1/4 inches (270 x 184 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
Signed and dated at lower right, "Edmund J. Sullivan. 1903; inscribed on verso, "No. XII"; stamped with publisher's stamp, "Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 3, Paternoster Bldgs., London, E.C."
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Title from item and published list of illustrations.
Original drawing for an illustration for Oliver Goldsmith's A citizen of the world, London : Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1904, p. 56.
Drawing shows an older man in genteel if shabby attire, carrying a cane and bundle and holding out a tricorne hat; at left of figure and integral to the illustration design are the words, "Not a common beggar."