The Magazine

November, 1894, Page: 54

Image Dimensions: 23.9 x 12.9 cms

Page Dimensions: 32 x 25.5 cms

Artist:

Title: On a day when the snow white clouds were floating…

Date: 1894

Inscription: 1 page of pen and ink drawings. Part of 1 page of text and 7 pages of pen and ink drawings attached to pages 52–57: p. 52, 29.6 x 12 cm, attached to page, inscribed top “Sallies / forth” and signed bottom right “K.C.”; p. 53, 18 x 11.1 cm, attached to page, inscribed top right “Now / For / It” and signed bottom right “KC” p. 54, 23.9 x 12.9 cm, attached to page, inscribed top right “Oh! you–! p. 55, 10.3 x 11 cm, attached to page, inscribed top left”. I / have / you / Now.” and 6.6 x 14.4 cm, attached to page, inscribed left “Its. [sic] under. here / sure” and top “Is it.?” And signed bottom right “K.C.” p. 56, 11 x 19.6 cm, attached to page, inscribed top right “Full tilt homewards / Bee & two Butterflies / fighting in a Box.” p. 57, 19 x 10.7 cm, attached to page, inscribed top “”All Serene”” and signed bottom right “.K.C.”

Keywords: women; figures; butterflies; hats

Material: Pen and ink

Commentary: The subject of these drawings is probably a self–portrait of Katharine Cameron. She would be interested in the collection and depiction of insects throughout her life.