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Decorative Title Page to the [1907] Grosset & Dunlap Reprint

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In the title page for Grosset & Dunlap's 1907 edition of the novel, each section of text and imagery is enclosed within a larger rectangle. The title is printed in the top quarter of the page without a period. The author's name, Susan Warner, is printed in the page's middle. In addition, an image of a floral garland is printed in the bottom quarter of the page. Grosset & Dunlap's address is listed as "New York."

Subjects: Title Page

Identifier: 49CIA_18

Illustration on Page 560 of the 1892 J.B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Reuniting with John in Scotland

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This black and white illustration appearing on page 560 of the 1892 J.B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" reprint, depicts Ellen reuniting with John in Scotland. In the illustration, Ellen and John are sitting on a sofa. Ellen's white dress is a stark contrast to John's dark suit. Ellen is resting her head on John's shoulder and John resting one of his hands on hers and his arm is around her shoulders.

Subjects: Reuniting with John in Scotland, Ellen, John

Identifier: 9CIA_33_560

Illustration on Page 528 of the 1892 J.B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Missing Those at Home

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This black and white illustration appearing on page 528, of the 1892 J.B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint, depicts Ellen sitting slightly removed from a little table and looking outside a very large window over the estate. Her posture is slightly hunched, as if to convey that she is carrying a large, emotional burden. Her expression is wistful as she contemplates and compares her new life with the Lindsay's with her life in America.

Subjects: Missing those at Home, Ellen

Identifier: 9CIA_33_528

Illustration on Page 517 of the 1892 J.B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Sharing Tea with Mr. Lindsay in Edinburgh

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This black and white illustration appearing on page 517, of the 1892 Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint, depicts Ellen sharing tea with Mr. Lindsay in Edinburgh. In the illustration, Ellen is sitting in a decorated armchair at the table with Mr. Lindsay. On the table is a crystal wine decanter, and two small wine glasses. Mr. Lindsay's gaze is upon Ellen, while her eyes are leveled at the wine decanter. In her right hand she holds a biscuit that she has picked up from a small plate in her lap.

Subjects: Ellen, Mr. Lindsay

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Identifier: 9CIA_33_517

Illustration on Page 497 of the 1892 J.B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Saying Goodbye to Mr. Humphreys

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This black and white illustration on page 497, of the 1892 J.B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" reprint, depicts Ellen saying goodbye to Mr. Humphreys. In the illustration, Ellen is kneeling before a sitting Mr. Humphreys. They are clasping hands and Mr. Humphreys has his other hand on Ellen's shoulder and Ellen is resting a hand on his suit jacket.

Subjects: Ellen, Mr. Humphreys

Identifier: 9CIA_33_497

Illustration on Page 483 of the 1892 J. B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Tending the Garden

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This black and white illustration appearing on page 483, of the 1892 J. B. Lippincott Company "New Edition" Reprint, depicts Ellen tending a garden in Scotland. In the illustration, Ellen stands leaning against a rake, her hand resting on a blooming branch. She looks away distractedly, and is wearing a gingham gown, a dark jacket, and plain straw brim hat. A tall fence stands behind her, blocking any view of the landscape beyond the tended garden. Several gardening pots and a watering can lie on the ground near Ellen's feet.

Subjects: Ellen, Tending the Garden

Identifier: 9CIA_33_483

Illustration on Page 438 of the 1892 J.B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Mourning at Alice's Deathbed

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This black and white illustration appearing on page 438, of the 1892 J.B. Lippincott "New Edition", depicts Alice's death bed, with Ellen weeping next to her. Alice's face is pale and serene, her eyes are open, and her right hand is lifted up as if to comfort Ellen. Ellen holds her left hand, while she covers her grief-stricken, shadowed face with her right hand.

Subjects: Alice’s Deathbed, Ellen, Alice

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Identifier: 9CIA_33_438

Illustration on Page 337 of the 1892 J. B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen in the Woods with Mr. Van Brunt

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This black and white illustration appearing on page 337, of the 1892 J. B. Lippincott Company "New Edition" reprint, depicts Ellen and Mr. Van Brunt in the woods. Ellen stands holding a basket among the trees and grass of the woods as Mr. Van Brunt leans against his ax in the background with several chopped pieces of wood sitting near his feet. His two oxen stand near him as he gazes at Ellen, who looks around her, seemingly in awe of the natural beauty of the woods as she rests her hand on her chest. She wears a bonnet, sundress, and is carrying a basket in the crook of her right arm.

Subjects: Ellen, Mr. Van Brunt, In the Woods

Identifier: 9CIA_33_337

Frontispiece to the [1918] Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press Reprint Depicting Alice and Ellen on The Cat's Back

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This color aquatint frontispiece appearing in the [1918] Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press Reprint, depicts Alice and Ellen on The Cat's Back. Alice and Ellen sit on a rock on The Cat's Back. Alice wears a bonnet, a dark blue dress and wraps her left arm around Ellen, and points into the distance with the right. Ellen wears a light blue dress and leans forward slightly to be able to see the village Alice is pointing out to her. Mountains rise up in the background of the illustration. The gentle, flowing colors of the aquatint illustration give a sense of lightness to the scene as the figures are surrounded by a nature that blends together through the colorful movement of the illustration.The name of the illustrator is written in the bottom right corner of the illustration, and a caption below the illustration reads, "You see that little white village yonder?"

Subjects: Alice, Ellen, The Cat’s Back

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Identifier: 26DES_14

Fore Edge of the 1853 G. Routledge and Co. Reprint

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Subjects: Fore Edge

Identifier: 47CIA_4