Inscribed in pencil in lower left hand corner: Chap 11; signed "J.E. Goodall" within drawing at lower right.
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."
Illustration shows Elma weeping with her face on Miss Exeter's lap.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.