inscr. in black ink on verso by Margaret Macdonald b.r. "Margaret + Frances Macdonald / 128 Hope St. / Glasgow - Scotland -"; inscr. in black ink on verso by Margaret Macdonald t.l. "Illuminated page of vellum / 'Suffer little children to come unto me' / by Margaret + Frances Macdonald / by permission of Mr. John Lane / The Bodley Head."; s.d. b.l. (on the original page itself) "MARGARET + FRANCES / MACDONALD. 1896"; inscr. [on original page] b.l. "Suffer little/ children to come/ unto me and for/ bid them not"; inscr [on original page] continues b.r. "for of such/ is the King/ dom of/ Heaven"; inscr. in pencil b.c. on board "2 3/4" DES MACDONALD, Margaret; (English; 1864-1933) DES MACDONALD, Frances; (English; 1873-1921) The watercolour is related to the preliminary drawing GLAHA 41556. The text is from the Gospel of Matthew 10: 14.