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Illustration of on Page 254a of the 1887 James Nisbet & Co. "Golden Ladder Series, New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Reading to Grandma

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This 4-colored illustration from page 254a of the 1887 James Nisbet & Co. "Golden Ladder Series, New Edition" Reprint. The image depicts Ellen reading to her Grandma in the kitchen, but the shadowed stairs. Ellen is dressed in blue with a red petticoat. Grandma is wearing blue and red, as well as a white apron. Grandma knits, smiling, as Ellen reads aloud "The Joyful News".

Subjects: Reading, Ellen, Grandma

Identifier: 4DES_33_254a

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

Illustration on Page 254a of the [1893] James Nisbet & Co. Reprint, Depicting Ellen Reading to Grandma

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This black and white illustration appears on page 254A of the [1893] James Nisbet & Co. Reprint, depicting Ellen reading to her silent grandmother, at the back of the kitchen stairs. The room is lighter, compared to the stairwell, and the two are swathed in light. Both are smiling, as Ellen reads aloud "The Joyful News" and Grandma knits.

Subjects: Reading, Ellen, Grandma

Identifier: 28CIA_33_254a