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Preliminary design for the title page of "The Christmas Story" c.1895-6

RU s. b.r. "margaret [sic] / macdonald [sic] / and / frances [sic]"; inscr. t.c. "THE"; inscr. continues t.l. vertically "CHRISTMAS"; inscr. continues t.r. vertically "STORY"; inscr. b.l. "with / illustr / ations / by" CRE MACDONALD, Frances; (English; 1873-1921) CRE MACDONALD, Margaret; (English; 1864-1933) This sketch is virtually identical to the final design, with the exception of a change in the colour scheme employed. Also, the lettering at the right side was adjusted to enable space for Frances's surname which, has been left out in this sketch. See GLAHA 41552.