John Edward Goodall

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John Edward Goodall
1853-1929
Elma and Lady Mabel's Visit to the Daughters of the Swiss Pastor
ca. 1889
Black ink wash with white, on cardstock.
6 13/16 x 4 1/2 inches (173 x 114 mm); on sheet: 7 3/4 x 5 inches (198 x 128 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1922
Inscription: 

Inscribed in pencil on verso: Ch 19 Elma and Lady Mabel's Visit to Daughters of French Pastor.

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

Title derived by cataloger from inscription on verso of drawing; signed "J.E. Goodall" within drawing at lower right.
Published caption title reads: "The young ladies had to struggle with a good deal of surprise."
Original drawing for an illustration for Lucy Bethia Walford's "A sage of sixteen" (London : Spencer Blackett & Hallam, 1889, p. 228 (facing)).
Accompanying folder incorrectly identifies John Goodall's drawings as illustrations for Emily S. Elliott's "Mrs. Blackett: her story."

Summary: 

Illustration shows Elma and Mabel seated in conversation with the two daughters of the Swiss pastor.

Associated names: 

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

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