Illustration on Page 332b of the 1853 G. Routledge and Co. Reprint Depicting the Letter Carrier's Arrival
Harvey, William and Dalziel, George, “Illustration on Page 332b of the 1853 G. Routledge and Co. Reprint Depicting the Letter Carrier's Arrival,” Wide, Wide World Digital Edition, accessed December 6, 2023, https://widewideworlddigitaledition.siue.edu/items/show/2462.
This is the illustration on page 332b of the 1853 G. Routledge and Co. Reprint Depicting the letter carrier's arrival. 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.
The Letter Carrier Arriving
Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, Illustrated by William Harvey. London: George Routledge & Co., 1853.
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