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Frontispiece to the  Ward Locke & Co. Ltd. "Complete Edition" Reprint, Depicting Aunt Fortune Reading Ellen's Letter from Mamma
Subjects: Aunt Fortune Reading Ellen's Letter from Mamma, Ellen, Aunt Fortune
This black and white illustration, appearing as the frontispiece to the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. reprint, depicts Ellen left alone at the door of the village inn, the “Star” of Thirwall, to meet her aunt. The stagecoach that left Ellen there can be seen driving away, carrying the maid Timmins who had cared for Ellen on her journey. A stranger, later identified as Sam, looms behind Ellen, sweeping the porch of the inn. A number of chickens and ducks wander in the street around Ellen. The caption below the illustration reads, "Ellen left at the door of the Village Inn," referencing the scene on page 81 of the novel, at the end of chapter VIII and the beginning of chapter IX. The name of the illustrator, Dalziel, is inscribed in the lower-right corner of the illustration.
Subjects: Arriving in Thirlwall, Ellen, Sam
Illustration on Page 88a of the  Grosset & Dunlap Reprint, Depicting Ellen Arriving in Thirlwall
This black and white illustration, found on page 88a of the  Grosset & Dunlap reprint, depicts Ellen arriving at Thirlwall. In the illustration, Ellen stans in front of a storefront in Thirlwall wiht her large trunk sitting near her as she waves goodbye to the horse and carriage that dropped her off as it trots off into the horizon. A caption below the illustration reads, "And she was left standing alone beside her trunk." The scene depicted in this illustration is on page 90 of the novel.
Subjects: Arriving in Thirlwall, Ellen