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Illustration on Page 245 of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton Reprint, Depicting Ellen Reading to Grandma

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This black and white illustration appears on page 245 of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton Reprint, depicting Ellen reading to grandma. In the illustration, Ellen and grandma are seated in front of the fire place. Ellen's chair is perpendicular in front of grandma's. Ellen is reading from a book sitting on her lap as grandma listens. An inscription below the illustration reads, "As soon as she was set free Ellen brought her the Bible." The scene depicted appears on page 245 of the novel.

Subjects: Reading, Ellen, Grandma

Identifier: 3UVA_33_245

Frontispiece to the [1896] Bliss, Sands, & Co. Reprint, Depicting Ellen Confronting Aunt Fortune for Reading Mamma's Letter

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Subjects: Confronting Aunt Fortune for Reading Mamma's Letter, Ellen, Aunt Fortune

Identifier: 23CIA_14

Frontispiece to the [1950] University of London Press, Ltd. Abridged Reprint, Depicting Ellen Arriving at Aunt Fortune's Farm

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This black and white frontispiece to the [1950] University of London Press, Ltd. Abridged reprint, depicts Ellen arriving at Aunt Fortune's farm. In the illustration, Ellen's silhouette is standing at the door wearing a bonnet and dress. The fire in the chimney is the only light in the room, illuminating Aunt Fortune's frowning face as she faces Ellen at the door. Aunt Fortune is carrying a lamp in one and and a plate of flood in the other. The grandmother's silhouette is seen sitting in a chair in front of the fire.An inscription below the frontispiece reads, "Who are you? And what's wanting?" which quotes page 58 of the novel.

Subjects: Arriving at Aunt Fortune's, Ellen, Aunt Fortune, Grandma, Housework

Identifier: 6DES_14

Frontispiece to the [1874] William Nicholson & Sons, S.D. Ewins & Co. Reprint, Depicting Ellen Arriving at Alice's While She is Making Cakes

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This is a color illustration from the 1874 Nicholson & Sons, S.D. Ewins Reprint. This image depicts a scene from page 72, of Alice, Ellen and Margery, together in the kitchen. Alice is making cakes when Ellen arrives, while Margery sits over by the fire, behind the table. Alice holds a lantern over her head, looking down at Ellen, holding a plate of cakes. Ellen is dressed in her outer wear of the time period.

Subjects: Cake Making, Ellen, Alice, Margery

Identifier: 53CIA_14

Frontispiece to the [1896] Walter Scott, Ltd. Reprint, Depicting Ellen Serving Mamma Tea in the Parlour

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This black and white lithograph is a frontispiece from the 1896 Walter Scott, Ltd. Reprint. The image depicts a scene from page 9, when Ellen is serving her mother tea and toast on a tray. Ellen's mother, covered in a shawl and sitting on her couch, takes the tea cup from the tray, smiling. Ellen's head is bowed toward the tray in filial submission.

Subjects: Tea Making, The Parlour, Ellen, Mamma

Identifier: 39CIA_14

Illustration on Page 90b of the [1907] Collins' Clear-Type Press Reprint, Depicting Ellen Arriving at Aunt Fortune's

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This full color plate is from the 1907 Collins' Clear-Type Press Reprint. It depicts a scene from page 90 of Ellen arriving at Aunt Fortune's. Ellen is sitting at the table still in her blue traveling clothes. Aunt Fortune, in a brown dress and white apron, is looking over at Mr. Van Brunt standing in the doorway. Mr. Van Brunt is still dressed in his traveling clothes as well, a long brown coat and his coonskin hat. The line beneath is a quote from Aunt Fortune; "Where did you find her?" At the far left of the quote are three w's.

Subjects: Arriving at Aunt Fortune's, Mr. Van Brunt, Ellen, Aunt Fortune

Identifier: 15CIA_33_90b