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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“Frontispiece to Volume 2 of the 1853 James Nisbet, Hamilton, Adams & Co. "New Edition” Reprint Depicting the Letter Carrier's Arrival,” Wide, Wide World Digital Edition, accessed July 9, 2020, http://widewideworlddigitaledition.siue.edu/items/show/2419.

Description

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.

Subjects

The Letter Carrier Arriving
Ellen
Father Swaim

Date

1853

Source

Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, 2 vols. New ed. London: James Nisbet, Hamilton, Adams, 1853.

Publisher

The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition
Nisbet
Hamilton, Adams

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78CIA_14