The Magazine

April, 1894, Page: 13

Image Dimensions: 4.7 x 11.8 cms

Page Dimensions: 31.8 x 25.6 cms

Artist:

Title: Poem: There was an old man of Tobago…

Date: 1894

Inscription: Poem with text illustration, pen and ink and wash on paper, 8.8 x 9.2 cm, attached to page, signed vertically, top right, “J. / M. / A.” ; and tailpiece illustration, pen and ink and wash on paper, 4.7 x 11.8 cm, attached to page, signed bottom left, “J. M. Aitken”

Keywords: tailpieces; poetry; sheep; figures

Material: Pan and ink and wash

Commentary: The tailpiece illustration, like some others in The Magazine, makes reference to tails, in this instance those of sheep, which feature in the preceding limerick.