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Illustration on Page 483 of the 1892 J. B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Tending the Garden

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This black and white illustration appearing on page 483, of the 1892 J. B. Lippincott Company "New Edition" Reprint, depicts Ellen tending a garden in Scotland. In the illustration, Ellen stands leaning against a rake, her hand resting on a blooming branch. She looks away distractedly, and is wearing a gingham gown, a dark jacket, and plain straw brim hat. A tall fence stands behind her, blocking any view of the landscape beyond the tended garden. Several gardening pots and a watering can lie on the ground near Ellen's feet.

Subjects: Ellen, Tending the Garden

Identifier: 9CIA_33_483

Illustration on Page 337 of the 1892 J. B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen in the Woods with Mr. Van Brunt

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This black and white illustration appearing on page 337, of the 1892 J. B. Lippincott Company "New Edition" reprint, depicts Ellen and Mr. Van Brunt in the woods. Ellen stands holding a basket among the trees and grass of the woods as Mr. Van Brunt leans against his ax in the background with several chopped pieces of wood sitting near his feet. His two oxen stand near him as he gazes at Ellen, who looks around her, seemingly in awe of the natural beauty of the woods as she rests her hand on her chest. She wears a bonnet, sundress, and is carrying a basket in the crook of her right arm.

Subjects: Ellen, Mr. Van Brunt, In the Woods

Identifier: 9CIA_33_337

Frontispiece to the [1918] Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press Reprint Depicting Alice and Ellen on The Cat's Back

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This color aquatint frontispiece appearing in the [1918] Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press Reprint, depicts Alice and Ellen on The Cat's Back. Alice and Ellen sit on a rock on The Cat's Back. Alice wears a bonnet, a dark blue dress and wraps her left arm around Ellen, and points into the distance with the right. Ellen wears a light blue dress and leans forward slightly to be able to see the village Alice is pointing out to her. Mountains rise up in the background of the illustration. The gentle, flowing colors of the aquatint illustration give a sense of lightness to the scene as the figures are surrounded by a nature that blends together through the colorful movement of the illustration.The name of the illustrator is written in the bottom right corner of the illustration, and a caption below the illustration reads, "You see that little white village yonder?"

Subjects: Alice, Ellen, The Cat’s Back

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Identifier: 26DES_14

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 483 of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton Reprint, Depicting Ellen Tending the Garden in Scotland

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This black and white illustration appearing on page 483, of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton reprint, depicts Ellen tending a garden in Scotland. In the illustration, Ellen stands leaning against a rake, her hand resting on a blooming branch. She looks away distractedly, and is wearing a gingham gown, a dark jacket, and plain straw brim hat. A tall fence stands behind her, blocking any view of the landscape beyond the tended garden. Several gardening pots and a watering can lie on the ground near Ellen's feet. This illustration first appeared on page 483, of the 1892 J. B. Lippincott Company "New Edition" reprint. (See 9CIA)

Subjects: Tending the Garden, Ellen

Identifier: 3UVA_33_483

Illustration of on page 375 of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton Reprint, Depicting Ellen Meeting the Brownie

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 375 of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton reprint, depicts Ellen meeting The Brownie. Ellen stands next to Ellen Chauncey as Sophia Marshman watches Ellen from a distance. Thomas leads The Brownie to the front of the porch where Ellen can see him. Captain Parry, Alice's cat, stands near Ellen's feet. Several trees and bushes stand behind The Brownie, and an open field extends into the distance. The busyness in the foreground of the illustration, accentuated by the multiple characters appearing in the scene, is relieved by the landscape in the background as the scene opens up into nature.

Subjects: Meeting the Brownie, Ellen, Ellen Chauncey, Sophia Marshman, Thomas, Captain Parry

Identifier: 3UVA_33_375

Illustration on Page 337 of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton Reprint, Depicting Ellen in the Woods with Mr. Van Brunt

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 337 of the Hodder and Stoughton reprint, depicts Ellen and Mr. Van Brunt in the woods. Ellen stands holding a basket among the trees and grass of the woods as Mr. Van Brunt leans against his ax in the background with several chopped pieces of wood sitting near his feet. His two oxen stand near him as he gazes at Ellen, who looks around her, seemingly in awe of the natural beauty of the woods as she rests her hand on her chest.

Subjects: In the Woods, Ellen, Mr. Van Brunt

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Identifier: 3UVA_33_337

Illustration on Page 196a of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton Reprint, Depicting the Snow Storm

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 196a of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton reprint, depicts Ellen and Alice caught in a snow storm as they search for Captain Parry, who has been lost during the journey down the mountain as the two attempt to return home from Mrs. Vawse's. A caption below the illustration quotes a sentence from page 196 and reads, "In a few minutes he came in sight." Alice and Ellen both clutch at their dresses and shawls to keep themselves warm as the snow and wind blows around them. Ellen looks back helplessly, surrounded by snow-covered trees as Alice beckons to Captain Parry, who stands barely visible on the snowy path. The caption of the illustration provides some relief to the hopelessness of the situation as the viewer of the image realizes that Alice and Ellen have finally discovered what they were searching for and can now continue their journey down the mountain.

Subjects: The Snow Storm, Ellen, Alice

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Identifier: 3UVa_33_196a

Illustration on Page 149 of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton Reprint, Depicting Alice Finding Ellen on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 149 of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton reprint, depicts Alice finding Ellen on the Cat's Back. Alice stands over Ellen, reaching down to comfort her as Ellen sits crying into her hand, leaning against the rock face of the Cat's Back. Alice's formal attire provides contrast to Ellen's simple dress and apron. Several trees stand around the path and stick out from the rock face.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 3UVA_33_149

Illustration on Page 124a of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton Reprint, Depicting Ellen and Nancy at the Brook

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 124a of the 1896 Hodder and Stoughton reprint, depicts Ellen crossing the brook as Nancy waits for her on the other side. A caption below the illustration quotes a sentence from page 125 and reads, "Ellen set out upon her perilous journey." This quote heightens the sense of anticipation already present in the illustration as Ellen holds her arms out to steady herself as she steps onto a log to cross the narrow brook. Nancy stands on the other side of the brook, holding onto a tree as she clutches at her sock, leaning forward to either mock or encourage Ellen. Foliage surrounds the two girls and a short fence can be seen in the background.

Subjects: The Brook, Ellen, Nancy

Identifier: 3UVA_33_124a