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Frontispiece to the [1903] Ward, Lock & Co, Ltd. "Complete Edition" Reprint, Depicting Alice Finding Ellen on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the frontispiece to the [1903] Ward, Lock, and Co. Ltd. Complete edition reprint, depicts Alice finding Ellen on the Cat's Back. Ellen sits in the grass, laying across a rock, her hands pressed to her face, as Alice stands above her, leaning her hand against a rock as she looks down gently at Ellen. The outlines of several mountains rise up in the background and a budding branch reaches out over Ellen. A caption below the illustration quotes a sentence from page 129 and reads "Ellen was wrought up to the last pitch of grief," and conveys Ellen's despondency.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 34CIA_14

Illustration on Page 128b of the [1902] Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd. "Complete Edition" Reprint, Depicting Alice Finding Ellen on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 128b of the [1902] Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd. "Complete Edition" reprint, depicts Alice finding Ellen on the Cat's Back. Ellen sits in the grass, laying across a rock, her hands pressed to her face, as Alice stands above her, leaning her hand against a rock as she looks down gently at Ellen. The outlines of several mountains rise up in the background and a budding branch reaches out over Ellen. A caption below the illustration quotes a sentence from page 129 and reads "Ellen was wrought up to the last pitch of grief," and conveys Ellen's despondency.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 42CIA_33_128b

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

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

Illustration on Page 132a of the 1853 H. G. Bohn Reprint, Version 2, Depicting Alice Finding Ellen on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 132a of the 1853 H. G. Bohn reprint, depicts Alice finding Ellen on the Cat's Back. A caption below the illustration reads, "Don't cry any more." In the illustration, Ellen sits leaning against Alice as Alice looks gently down at her. Alice's hat sits next to her on a tree stump as Ellen's lies on the path behind her. Their white dresses stand out against the dark rocks and foliage around them. Fern-like branches extend over them, and a mountain rises up in the background.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 43UVA_33_132a

Frontispiece to the [1891] James Nisbet & Co. Reprint, Depicting Ellen Riding Sharp

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the frontispiece to the [1891] 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: 32CIA_14

Illustration on Page 120a of the [1896] Walter Scott, Ltd. Reprint, Depicting Ellen and Alice on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 120a of the [1896] Walter Scott, Limited reprint, depicts Ellen and Alice on the Cat's Back. A caption below the illustration quotes a sentence from page 123 and reads, "Don't cry any more." In the illustration, Alice sits on a rock wearing a straw-brimmed hat and walking suit. She gazes down at Ellen and wraps her arm around her as Ellen kneels on the grass and leans into Alice to be consoled. The jagged mountain rises along the left side of the illustration and other mountains extend along the background. Several thin trees stand behind Alice and Ellen and a row of trees extends along the ridge of the mountain.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 39CIA_33_120a

Frontispiece to the [1891] James Nisbet & Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen Riding Sharp

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the frontispiece to the [1891] James Nisbet & 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. This illustration first appeared in the 1853 James Nisbet and Co. "New Edition" (see 77CIA).

Subjects: Riding Sharp, Ellen, Alice, The Brownie

Identifier: 35CIA_14

Frontispiece to the [1893] James Nisbet & Co. Reprint, Depicting Ellen Riding Sharp

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the frontispiece to the [1893] 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: 28CIA_14