The Magazine

Spring, 1896, Page: 24

Image Dimensions: 5.5 x 18.4 cms

Page Dimensions: 32 x 25.5 cms


Title: A Faerie Tale

Date: 1896

Inscription: 1 page of text with headpiece illustration. Part of 10 pages of text by Jessie Keppie, pen and ink on paper, 5.5 x 18.4 cm, attached to page, signed bottom right “Jessie Keppie.”

Keywords: headpieces; fairy tales; plants; flowers

Material: Pen and ink

Commentary: This fairy story is a meditation on the meaning of life. The headpiece illustration uses the nasturtium, the same plant as the headpiece on p. 45, as its source.