Inscribed and dated at lower left, "Edmund J. Sullivan 1927"; inscribed in pen at bottom, "'Keep me, Mr. Weir, and what became of him?'...'Haangit, mem, haangit.' (Weir of Hermiston. p. 4)".
Original drawing for an illustration for Robert Louis Stevenson's unfinished novel "Weir of Hermiston," published in, Weir of Hermiston. The misadventures of John Nicholson. London : Macmillan, 1928.
Drawing shows Mr. Adam Weir as a suitor, standing in conversation with his intended bride and taking snuff as she sits before him on a loveseat.