John Edward Goodall

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John Edward Goodall
1853-1929
The Lecture on the Rustic
ca. 1889
Black ink wash with white, on cardstock.
6 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches (175 x 115 mm); on sheet: 7 11/16 x 5 inches (194 x 128 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1916
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Caption title inscribed in pencil below drawing; inscribed in pencil in lower left hand corner: Chap 9.

Provenance: 
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Notes: 

Title from item; signed "J.E. Goodall" within drawing at lower right.
Published caption title reads: "No spectators were within reasonable distance of the little bridge whereon the two were leaning."
Original drawing for an illustration for Lucy Bethia Walford's "A sage of sixteen" (London : Spencer Blackett & Hallam, 1889, frontispiece).
Accompanying folder incorrectly identifies John Goodall's drawings as illustrations for Emily S. Elliott's "Mrs. Blackett: her story."

Summary: 

Illustration shows Elma and Piers standing together on a small wooden bridge.

Associated names: 

Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.

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