Edmund Joseph Sullivan

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Edmund Joseph Sullivan
1869-1933
"Why are you a nun?" "Such nonsense!" said Flora. "I'm a sick nurse"
1927
Black ink over graphite, on illustration board.
14 11/16 x 10 3/8 inches (374 x 265 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1496
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Inscribed and dated at lower right, "Edmund J. Sullivan 1927"; inscribed in pen at bottom, "The misadventures of John Nicholson (p. 189) 'Why are you a nun?' 'Such nonsense!' said Flora. 'I'm a sick nurse.'"

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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Caption title.
Original drawing for an illustration for Robert Louis Stevenson's story "The misadventures of John Nicholson," published in: Weir of Hermiston. The misadventures of John Nicholson. London : Macmillan, 1928.

Summary: 

Drawing shows John Nicholson standing before Flora, who is seated at a desk dressed in a nurse's uniform.

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