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

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This is the frontispiece to the 1853 T. Nelson & Sons Reprint, depicting Ellen and Mamma holding each other in the parlor. It is a scene from page 43. 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. It is entitled, "Ellen And Her Mother," and has the caption, "'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.'"

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_001G