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