Illustration on Page 378a of the 1886 James Nisbet "New Edition, Golden Ladder Series" Reprint Depicting Thomas Delivering The Pilgrim's Progress

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Citation

“Illustration on Page 378a of the 1886 James Nisbet "New Edition, Golden Ladder Series" Reprint Depicting Thomas Delivering The Pilgrim's Progress,” Wide, Wide World Digital Edition, accessed November 28, 2020, https://widewideworlddigitaledition.siue.edu/items/show/2328.

Description

This 4-color wood engraving, appearing on page 378a of the 1886 James Nisbet edition, depicts Thomas handing Ellen a parcel in Aunt Fortune's Kitchen, while Aunt Fortune watches in the background. The illustration first appeared without color in James Nisbet's 1853 Author's Edition (see 3WIS). The parcel being delivered contains a copy of Pilgrim's Progress, which is intended to help spiritually guide Ellen.

Subjects

Thomas Delivering The Pilgrim’s Progress
Ellen
Thomas
Nancy

Date

1853

Source

Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, New ed. Golden Ladder Series, London: James Nisbet & Co., 1886.

Publisher

The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition
Nisbet

Relation

IsPartOf 8UVA

Identifier

8UVA_33_378a