The Magazine

November, 1894, Page: 27

Page Dimensions: 32 x 25.5 cms


Title: The present

Date: 1894

Inscription: 1 page of text, illuminated by Janet M. Aitken, pen and ink on paper, inscribed in pencil below left, “J. M. Aitken” and below right, “Elliot”

Keywords: poetry; women; figures; plants

Material: Pan and ink

Commentary: Newbery’s mother’s maiden name was Mary Elliot. He also occasionally used the name as a nom de plume for journalistic articles.