Frontispiece to Volume 2 of the 1853 James Nisbet, Hamilton, Adams & Co. "New Edition” Reprint Depicting the Letter Carrier's Arrival
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This frontispiece from the second volume of the 1853 James Nisbet, Hamilton, Adams & Co "New Edition" Reprint, is a black and white image, that has been damaged by yellowing mildew. This image depicts a scene on page 47, of Ellen receiving a letter from the letter carrier, who is on horseback. Ellen stands on a raised boulder, her hand outstretched to take the letter. There are some trees surrounding her, and the path to the farm frames the carrier.
The Letter Carrier Arriving
Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, 2 vols. New ed. London: James Nisbet, Hamilton, Adams, 1853.
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