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Illustration on Page 230b of the 1853 H.G. Bohn Reprint, Version 2 Depicting the Letter Carrier Arriving


This is the illustration on page 230b of the 1853 H.G. Bohn Reprint, Version 2 Depicting the letter carrier arriving. The black and white image depicts Ellen, Aunt Fortune, Mr. Van Brunt and Alice gathered around Father Swaim. Aunt Fortune is off to the side, carrying a tray, looking disgruntled. Alice holds onto Father Swaim's arm. Mr. Van Brunt comes in from the open doorway, carrying a satchel in front of his chest, looking down at a small Ellen, who has her hands clasped over her chest. Father Swaim, wearing his hat and his coat, carries a cane in his right arm. At the bottom of the depicted scene is the title, "The Old Letter Carrier".

Subjects: The Letter Carrier Arriving, Ellen, Father Swaim, Aunt Fortune, Mr. Van Brunt, Alice

Identifier: 43UVA_33_230b

Illustration on Page 230C of the 1853 H. G. Bohn Reprint, Version 1 Depicting the Letter Carrier Arriving at the Apple Bee


This is the illustration on page 230C of the 1853 H.G. Bohn Reprint, Version 1 depicting the letter carrier arriving at the apple bee. The letter carrier stands in front of Aunt Fortune's opened door reaching in his bag for the letter. He is glancing down at Ellen who is standing in front of him in a white dress. Father Swaim stands to the right of the letter carrier leaning on his cane and holding a small horn in his left hand. Nancy is standing beside him, touching his arm. Aunt Fortune is standing behind Nancy holding a tea cup and saucer and frowning at the the letter carrier. An inscription below the illustration reads, "The Old Letter Carrier."

Subjects: The Letter Carrier Arriving, The Apple Bee, Ellen, Nancy, Mr. Van Brunt, Aunt Fortune, Father Swaim, Alice

Identifier: 25CIA_33_230c

Illustration on Page 82d of Volume 1 of the 1853 G.P. Putnam & Co. "Illustrated Edition" Reprint Depicting Ellen and George Marshman Aboard the Steamboat


This black and white illustration, appearing on page 82d of volume 1 of the 1853 G. P. Putnam & Company Illustrated Edition reprint, depicts Ellen and George Marshman on the steamboat as Ellen begins her journey to her Aunt Fortune's house. In the illustration, Ellen sits on a long bench with her hands in her lap, looking down sadly at the steamboat's deck. George Marshman stands nearby, looking down at her as he leans on a cane. Small waves rise in the water next to the steamboat and two men stand near the other end of the bench, appearing to have a conversation. Ellen's hat sits at her feet and a leather chair is placed behind the bench.

Subjects: The Steamboat, Ellen, George Marshman

Identifier: 11CIA_33_82d