The Admirable Crichton - Caption reads: 'Lord Loam greets his bored family and servants. He says: I'm very pleased that you all look so happy. Comedy written in 1902 by J. M. Barrie. Original watercolour by Hugh Thomson: 1810-1865. JMB: Scottish novelist and dramatist, 9 May 1860 – 19 June 1937.