John Edward Goodall

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John Edward Goodall
1853-1929
Elma Weeping on Miss Exeter's Lap
ca. 1889
Black ink wash with white, on cardstock.
6 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches (175 x 115 mm); on sheet: 7 1/2 x 5 1/16 inches (191 x 127 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1917
Inscription: 

Inscribed in pencil in lower left hand corner: Chap 11; signed "J.E. Goodall" within drawing at lower right.

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

Published caption title reads: "Oh, really you must not cry so, my dear....Elma, pray, dear Elma, have a little more self-control."
Original drawing for an illustration for Lucy Bethia Walford's "A sage of sixteen" (London : Spencer Blackett & Hallam, 1889, p. 138 (facing)).
Accompanying folder incorrectly identifies John Goodall's drawings as illustrations for Emily S. Elliott's "Mrs. Blackett: her story."

Summary: 

Illustration shows Elma weeping with her face on Miss Exeter's lap.

Associated names: 

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

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