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Illustration on Page 149 of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton Reprint, Depicting Alice Finding Ellen on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 149 of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton reprint, depicts Alice finding Ellen on the Cat's Back. Alice stands over Ellen, reaching down to comfort her as Ellen sits crying into her hand, leaning against the rock face of the Cat's Back. Alice's formal attire provides contrast to Ellen's simple dress and apron. Several trees stand around the path and stick out from the rock face.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 3UVA_33_149

Frontispiece to the [1903] Ward, Lock & Co, Ltd. "Complete Edition" Reprint, Depicting Alice Finding Ellen on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the frontispiece to the [1903] Ward, Lock, and Co. Ltd. Complete edition reprint, depicts Alice finding Ellen on the Cat's Back. Ellen sits in the grass, laying across a rock, her hands pressed to her face, as Alice stands above her, leaning her hand against a rock as she looks down gently at Ellen. The outlines of several mountains rise up in the background and a budding branch reaches out over Ellen. A caption below the illustration quotes a sentence from page 129 and reads "Ellen was wrought up to the last pitch of grief," and conveys Ellen's despondency.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 34CIA_14

Illustration on Page 128b of the [1902] Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd. "Complete Edition" Reprint, Depicting Alice Finding Ellen on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 128b of the [1902] Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd. "Complete Edition" reprint, depicts Alice finding Ellen on the Cat's Back. Ellen sits in the grass, laying across a rock, her hands pressed to her face, as Alice stands above her, leaning her hand against a rock as she looks down gently at Ellen. The outlines of several mountains rise up in the background and a budding branch reaches out over Ellen. A caption below the illustration quotes a sentence from page 129 and reads "Ellen was wrought up to the last pitch of grief," and conveys Ellen's despondency.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 42CIA_33_128b

Illustration on Page 372c of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. Reprint, Depicting Mr. Van Brunt's Accident

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 372c of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. reprint, depicts Ellen and Mrs. Van Brunt distraught over the prone body of Mr. Van Brunt, who broke his leg after falling through a trapdoor in the barn. A caption below the illustration reads, "Van Brunt's Accident," referencing the scene from page 373 of the novel. A bull(?) can be seen in the background of the barn. The name of the illustrator, Dalziel, is inscribed in the lower-left corner of the illustration.

Subjects: Mr. Van Brunt’s Accident, Ellen, Mr. Van Brunt, Mrs. Van Brunt

Identifier: 47CIA_33_372c

Title Page Vignette of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. Reprint, Depicting Alice Finding Ellen on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the title page vignette to the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. reprint, depicts Alice finding Ellen distraught on the Cat's Back. Both Alice and Ellen are framed by the trees and rocks of the scene. A moon overlooks the scene, with the title, lacking a comma, floating above it like clouds. It uses Susan Warner's pseudonym, Elizabeth Wetherell. The name of the publisher appears below the scene in a similar typography. The name of the illustrator, Dalziel, is inscribed in the lower-right corner of the illustration.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 47CIA_16

Illustration on Page 76c of the [1879] Milner & Sowerby Reprint, Depicting Alice Finding Ellen on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 76c of the [1879] Milner & Sowerby reprint, depicts Alice finding Ellen on the Cat's Back. A caption below the illustration describes the scene from page 76 and reads, "Alice Discovering Ellen Lying at the Mountain's-Foot." In the illustration, Ellen lies across the ground, her head resting on her arm and her eyes looking dejectedly at the grass beneath her as her hat sits close by. Alice stands behind Ellen looking down at her, her hands folded gently in front of her, wearing a long white dress and a black jacket. Her mouth is open as if she is speaking or preparing to speak. The side of the mountain, covered in ferns, rises up along the left side of the illustration as the rays of the sun break through the clouds in the background.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 29CIA_33_76c

Illustration on Page 368b of the [1896] Walter Scott, Ltd. Reprint, Depicting Ellen, John, Mr. Humphreys, and Margery at Alice's Deathbed

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This black and white illustration on page 368b of the [1896] Walter Scott, Ltd. "Complete Edition" reprint, depicts Ellen, Margery, and the Humphreys grieving Alice's deathbed. In the illustration, Alice is laying in bed, looking at John as leans over and places a hand on her as Ellen stands behind him, face in her hands. Mr. Humphreys and Margery stand by the door behind Ellen. A caption below the illustration reads, "He took away one of her hands from under her face." The scene depicted in this illustration is on page 370 of the novel.

Subjects: Alice’s Deathbed, Ellen, Mr. Humphreys, Alice, John, Margery

Identifier: 39CIA_33_368b