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Illustration on Page 182b of Volume One of the 1853 James Nisbet, Hamilton, Adams & Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Riding Sharp

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 182b of the 1853 James Nisbet and Co. "New Edition" reprint, depicts Ellen riding Alice's horse, Sharp, as Alice walks alongside her on their way to Carra-carra. An open valley with several trees and mountains in the distance extends behind them. Ellen rides side-saddle and raises her finger as if she is speaking as Alice looks up at her. Alice's hair extends behind her as if being blown by the wind, establishing a sense of movement in the illustration.

Subjects: Riding Sharp, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 77CIA_33_182b

Illustration on Page 332b of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. Reprint, Depicting the Letter Carrier's Arrival

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 332b of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. reprint, depicts the arrival of the letter carrier. A caption below the illustration reads, "The Old Newsman," referencing the scene from page 333 of the novel. In the illustration, Ellen watches the approaching letter carrier anxiously, waiting for a letter from her mother, as she stands on a grassy path with her arm around a fence post. The letter carrier emerges from a row of twisted trees on a white horse, carrying a bag of letters. The name of the illustrator, Dalziel, is inscribed in the lower-left corner of the illustration.

Subjects: The Letter Carrier Arriving, Ellen, Father Swaim

Identifier: 47CIA_33_332b

Frontispiece to Volume Two of the 1853 James Nisbet, Hamilton, Adams & Co. "New Edition" Reprint Depicting the Letter Carrier's Arrival

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This frontispiece from the second volume of the 1853 James Nisbet, Hamilton, Adams & Co "New Edition" Reprint, is a black and white image, that has been damaged by yellowing mildew. This image depicts a scene on page 47, of Ellen receiving a letter from the letter carrier, who is on horseback. Ellen stands on a raised boulder, her hand outstretched to take the letter. There are some trees surrounding her, and the path to the farm frames the carrier.

Subjects: The Letter Carrier Arriving, Ellen, Father Swaim

Identifier: 78CIA_14

Frontispiece to the 1886 James Nisbet & Co. "New Edition, Golden Ladder Series" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Riding Sharp

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This illustration, appearing as the frontispiece to the 1886 James Nisbet and Co. edition, depicts Ellen seated upon a white pony named Sharp, while speaking with Alice who walks alongside. The caption beneath the illustration reads "The Pleasant Ride." Both characters are dressed in simple traveling clothes, and appear to be conversing with one another as they travel through a pastoral landscape comprised of small shrubs, rather large trees in the back ground, and a mountain in the horizon.

Subjects: Riding Sharp, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 8UVA_14

Front Cover of the [1896] James Nisbet & Co. Reprint, Depicting Ellen Riding Sharp

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Subjects: Front Cover, Riding Sharp, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 7UVA_2

Frontispiece to the [1896] James Nisbet & Co. Reprint, Depicting Ellen Riding Sharp

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the frontispiece to the [1896] James Nisbet & Co. reprint, depicts Ellen riding Alice's horse, Sharp, as Alice walks alongside her on their way to Carra-carra. An open valley with several trees and mountains in the distance extends behind them. Ellen rides side-saddle and raises her finger as if she is speaking as Alice looks up at her. Alice's hair extends behind her as if being blown by the wind, establishing a sense of movement in the illustration. This illustration first appeared in the 1853 James Nisbet and Co. "New Edition" (see 77CIA).

Subjects: Riding Sharp, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 7UVA_14

Frontispiece to the 1887 James Nisbet & Co. "Golden Ladder Series, New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Riding Sharp

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This color illustration, appearing as the frontispiece to the 1887 James Nisbet & Co. Golden Ladder Series reprint, depicts Ellen riding Alice's white horse, Sharp, as Alice walks alongside her on their way to Carra-carra. A caption below the illustration reads, "The Pleasant Ride," conveying the ease of the movement and interaction taking place in the illustration. An open valley with several trees and mountains in the distance extends behind them. Ellen rides side-saddle and raises her finger as if she is speaking as Alice looks up at her. Alice's hair extends behind her as if being blown by the wind, establishing a sense of movement in the illustration. This illustration first appeared in the 1853 James Nisbet and Co. "New Edition" (see 77CIA).

Subjects: Riding Sharp, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 4DES_14

Title Page Vignette to the 1852 T. Nelson & Sons Reprint, Depicting Ellen Riding the Brownie

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This black and white title vignette is from the 1852 Nelson&sons Reprint. It depicts Ellen ridding the Brownie through a country road, surrounded by trees and rocks, looking behind her as she rides.

Subjects: Ellen, The Brownie

Identifier: 64CIA_16