The Old, Old, Story

Description (Brief)
Colored print. Man is entering bedroom with shoes in hand; woman seated at table with a prayer book in one hand and a watch in the other. The watch reads 3:00. Furnishings include a student lamp on a night table, a nightstand, a Renaissance Revival carved double bed, patterned carpeting and wallpaper. She is long flowing dressing gown over a nightgown and he is wearing a 3 piece suit. There is a small dog in the foreground.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1872
maker
Haskell & Allen
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
hand-colored (image production method/technique)
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
image: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
overall: 14 in x 10 in; 35.56 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2299
catalog number
60.2299
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Furnishings
Pets
Comic prints
Marriage
Lighting
Clocks
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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