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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

Illustration on Page 122b of the [1885] Ward, Lock & Co. "Home Treasure Library, Complete Edition" Reprint, Depicting Nancy Finding Ellen at the Brook

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 122b of the [1885] Ward, Lock and Co. Home Treasure Library Edition, depicts Nancy finding Ellen at the brook. Ellen sits next to the water with her hands in her lap as Nancy stands behind Ellen looking down at her. A line of trees extends across the background of the illustration and several bushes surround Ellen and Nancy. A caption below the illustration quotes a sentence from page 123 and reads, "'Look here, Nancy!' cried Ellen." The excitement conveyed in the caption is subdued by the stillness conveyed in the illustration as Ellen sits quietly by the brook.

Subjects: The Brook, Ellen, Nancy

Identifier: 40UVA_33_122b

Illustration on Page 96a of the [1885] Ward, Lock & Co. "Home Treasure Library, Complete Edition" Reprint, Depicting Ellen in the Ox Cart

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 96a of the [1878] Ward, Lock and Co. Home Treasure Library reprint, 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. A caption below the illustration quotes a sentence from page 93 and reads, "'How good everybody is to me,'" conveying Ellen's gratitude for the help she receives when she arrives in Thirlwall.

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

Identifier: 40UVA_33_96a

Illustration on Page 118b of the [1890] Frederick Warne & Co. Reprint, Depicting Ellen and Nancy at the Brook

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 118b of the [1890] Frederick Warne and Co. reprint, depicts Ellen and Nancy at the brook. Ellen sits next to the water with her hands in her lap as Nancy stands behind Ellen looking down at her. A line of trees extends across the background of the illustration and several bushes surround Ellen and Nancy. A caption below the illustration quotes a sentence from page 123 and reads, "'Look here, Nancy!' cried Ellen." The excitement conveyed in the caption is subdued by the stillness conveyed in the illustration as Ellen sits quietly by the brook.

Subjects: The Brook, Ellen, Nancy

Identifier: 79CIA_33_118b

Illustration on Page 424a of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. Reprint, Depicting Ellen and John on the Cat's Back

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 424a of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. reprint, depicts John and Ellen on the Cat's Back after Alice's death. A caption below the illustration reads "John finds Ellen on the Mountain," a reference to the scene appearing on page 424. In the illustration, John stoops down and wraps one arm around Ellen as she stands with her arms around his neck facing away from the viewer. They are surrounded by rocks and tall foliage, which frame their position on the mountain. Ellen's white dress stands out against John's black attire and the dark grey foliage behind them. The name of the illustrator, Dalziel, is inscribed in the lower-right corner of the illustration.

Subjects: The Cat’s Back, Ellen, John

Identifier: 47CIA_33_424a

Illustration on Page 332b of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. Reprint, Depicting the Letter Carrier's Arrival

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 332b of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. reprint, depicts the arrival of the letter carrier. A caption below the illustration reads, "The Old Newsman," referencing the scene from page 333 of the novel. In the illustration, Ellen watches the approaching letter carrier anxiously, waiting for a letter from her mother, as she stands on a grassy path with her arm around a fence post. The letter carrier emerges from a row of twisted trees on a white horse, carrying a bag of letters. The name of the illustrator, Dalziel, is inscribed in the lower-left corner of the illustration.

Subjects: The Letter Carrier Arriving, Ellen, Father Swaim

Identifier: 47CIA_33_332b

Illustration on Page 274a of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. Reprint, Depicting Ellen, Alice, and John Preparing for their Sleigh Ride to the Marshman's

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 274a of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. reprint, depicts Ellen, Alice, and John about to get on the sleigh that will take them to the Marshman's for Christmas. John is carrying Ellen to put her in the sleigh, with Alice and Margery talking behind them. The sleigh's driver stands waiting in the background. Captain Parry(?) appears prepared to jump into the sleigh, and the horse Prince Charlie is hitched to the sleigh. A caption below the illustration reads, "Starting with the Sleigh," referencing the scene from page 274 of the novel. The trees around the sleigh give a pleasant natural frame to the scene. The name of the illustrator, Dalziel, is inscribed in the lower-left corner of the illustration.

Subjects: Sleigh Ride, Ellen, Alice, John, Margery

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Identifier: 47CIA_33_274a

Illustration on Page 194c of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. Reprint, Depicting the Snow Storm

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This black and white illustration, appearing on page 194c of the 1853 G. Routledge & Co. reprint, depicts Alice and Ellen caught in the snow storm as they attempt to find their way home after leaving Mrs. Vawse's. A caption below the illustration reads, "Lost in the Snow-Storm," referencing the scene from page 194 of the novel. In the illustration, Alice and Ellen stand in the snow staring at an approaching lantern that has come into view. Captain Parry, Alice's cat, rests his head on Alice's shoulder as she shields him from the storm. Bare, twisted trees hang over Alice and Ellen, enhancing the sense of confinement in the illustration. Alice and Ellen's dark cloaks stand out against the white snow around them as they wait for the man holding the lantern to approach. The name of the illustrator, Dalziel, is inscribed in the lower-right corner of the illustration.

Subjects: The Snow Storm, Ellen, Alice, Mr. Van Brunt, Captain Parry

Identifier: 47CIA_33_194c