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Illustration on Page 62a of the 1886 James Nisbet & Co. "New Edition, Golden Ladder Series" Reprint, Depicting a Ship at Sea

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This 4-color wood engraving, appearing on page 62a of the 1886 James Nisbet & Co. Golden Ladder Series reprint, depicts a ship on a rough sea. The illustration first appeared without color in James Nisbet's 1853 Author's Edition (see 3WIS). The caption to the image reads "Far From Home" with a reference to page 62. The image depicts a large ship crossing through a rough and foaming sea. However, the ship is heading towards a horizon of softer and brighter colors, representing a hopeful future ahead for the young passenger, Ellen Montgomery.

Subjects: Ship

Identifier: 8UVA_33_62a

Illustration on Page 62a of the 1887 James Nisbet & Co. "Golden Ladder Series, New Edition" Reprint, Depicting a Ship at Sea

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This color illustration, appearing on page 62a of the 1887 James Nisbet & Co. Golden Ladder Series reprint, depicts a ship on a rough sea. The illustration first appeared without color in James Nisbet's 1853 Author's Edition (see 3WIS). The caption to the image reads "Far From Home" with a reference to page 62. The image depicts a large ship on a dark, rough sea. The ship is heading towards a bright horizon as the sun appears to be rising.

Subjects: Ship

Identifier: 4DES_33_62a

Illustration on Page 76c of the [1879] Milner & Sowerby Reprint, Depicting Alice Finding Ellen on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 76c of the [1879] Milner & Sowerby reprint, depicts Alice finding Ellen on the Cat's Back. A caption below the illustration describes the scene from page 76 and reads, "Alice Discovering Ellen Lying at the Mountain's-Foot." In the illustration, Ellen lies across the ground, her head resting on her arm and her eyes looking dejectedly at the grass beneath her as her hat sits close by. Alice stands behind Ellen looking down at her, her hands folded gently in front of her, wearing a long white dress and a black jacket. Her mouth is open as if she is speaking or preparing to speak. The side of the mountain, covered in ferns, rises up along the left side of the illustration as the rays of the sun break through the clouds in the background.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, Alice

Identifier: 29CIA_33_76c

Title Page Vignette to the 1871 J. B. Lippincott & Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting a Ship at Sea

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the title page vignette to the 1871 J. B. Lippincott & Co. reprint, depicts a ship on a rough sea. The illustration first appeared without color in James Nisbet's 1853 Author's Edition (see 3WIS). The image depicts a large ship on a dark, rough sea. The ship is heading towards the horizon as the sun rises.

Subjects: Ship

Identifier: 33UVA_16

Title Page Vignette to the 1869 J. B. Lippincott & Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting a Ship at Sea

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the title page vignette to the 1869 J. B. Lippincott & Co. "New Edition" reprint, depicts a ship on a rough sea. The illustration first appeared without color in James Nisbet's 1853 Author's Edition (see 3WIS). The image depicts a large ship on a dark, rough sea. The ship is heading towards the horizon as the sun rises.

Subjects: Ship

Identifier: 31CIA_16

Title Page Vignette to the 1891 J. B. Lippincott Company "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting a Ship at Sea

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the title page vignette to the 1891 J. B. Lippincott & Co. "New Edition" reprint, depicts a ship on a rough sea. The illustration first appeared without color in James Nisbet's 1853 Author's Edition (see 3WIS). The image depicts a large ship on a dark, rough sea. The ship is heading towards the horizon as the sun rises.

Subjects: Ship

Identifier: 18CIA_16

Title Page Vignette to the 1880 J.B. Lippincott & Co. "New Edition" Reprint, Depicting a Ship at Sea

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the title page vignette to the 1880 J. B. Lippincott & Co. "New Edition" reprint, depicts a ship on a rough sea. The illustration first appeared without color in James Nisbet's 1853 Author's Edition (see 3WIS). The image depicts a large ship on a dark, rough sea. The ship is heading towards the horizon as the sun rises.

Subjects: Ship

Identifier: 4CIA_16

Frontispiece to the 1853 G.P. Putnam & Co. "Illustrated Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen in the Woods

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This black and white illustration, appearing as the frontispiece to the 1853 G. P. Putnam & Company Illustrated Edition reprint, depicts Ellen walking in the woods. In the illustration, Ellen walks along a path through the woods carrying a basket of flowers over her arm. She smiles and pulls her jacket around her as her dress, hair, and hat are blown behind her, suggesting a gusting wind in the illustration. A small house can be seen nestled in the background and a mountain rises up behind it. The scene maintains a sense of openness despite the trees that line the path along the left side of the illustration.

Subjects: In the Woods, Ellen

Identifier: 11CIA_14

Facing Frontispiece and Title Page Vignette of Volume 2 of the 1853 James Nisbet "Author's Edition" Reprint, Depicting the Ox Cart and the Ship

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These black and white illustrations, appearing as the frontispiece and title page vignette to volume 2 of the 1853 James Nisbet "Author's Edition" reprint, depicts the ox cart and a ship at sea. The frontispiece depicts depicts Ellen riding in the ox cart as Mr. Van Brunt walks alongside the oxen. Mr. Van Brunt holds up a whip as Ellen sits in a chair in the ox cart looking around her. The landscape surrounding the ox cart is bleak as bare trees hang over the path, and the dark sky contrasts the white ground, suggesting cold weather. The bleak landscape seems to suggest Ellen's apprehension upon leaving Thirlwall in the ox cart as Mr. Van Brunt guides her to her Aunt Fortune's house. The title page vignette depicts a large ship on a dark, rough sea. The ship is heading towards the horizon as the sun rises. The pairing of these illustrations compares two modes of travel that appear in the novel, both suggesting a journey to an unfamiliar location.

Subjects: Ship, The Ox Cart, Ellen, Mr. Van Brunt

Identifier: 3WIS_14_16