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Frontispiece to the 1853 T. Nelson & Sons Reprint, Depicting Ellen and Mamma in the Parlour

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This black and white frontispiece is from the 1853 Nelson&Sons Reprint. It depicts Ellen and her mother sitting in the parlour, holding each other. It is a scene from page 43, where Ellen gifts her birds to her mother in exchange for a kiss. In the background is a window looking out, with some foliage framing the scene and a table sits next to them with a basket of birds. Ellen is dressed in dark while her mother, looking down at her child, is dressed in light colors.

Subjects: The Parlour, Ellen, Mamma

Identifier: 31UVA_14

Frontispiece to the 1853 T. Nelson & Sons "Nelson's Library for Travellers and the Fireside" Reprint, Depicting Ellen in the Parlour with Mamma

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This black and white frontispiece is from the 1853 Nelson & Sons "Library for Travellers and the Fireside" Reprint. It depicts a scene from page 43, where Ellen and her mother are in the Parlour. Ellen's other sits in her chair, her daughter kneeling before. Behind them is a little table, facing an open window. On the table, is a basket of birds. The quote at the bottom of the image says, "Now, mamma, these birds are mine you know, and I give them to you. You must pay me a kiss for them, mamma; they are worth that.--Page 43.

Subjects: The Parlour, Ellen, Mamma, Receiving the Birds

Identifier: 46CIA_14