The Life & Age of Man

The Life & Age of Man

Description
Colored print depicting a male from infancy to old age in decade spans. The figures are depicted on ascending steps to 50 and then they descend with 100 being the lowest to the right. Verses beneath each figure associate a depicted animal with that stage of life. In the lower center is a small vignette of three men drinking at a table while a young man and women walk away in what appears to be a cemetary. The devil gestures between the the two groups.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1847
distributors
Sowle & Shaw
maker
Baillie, James S.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
image: 8 in x 13 in; 20.32 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2935
catalog number
60.2935
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Wild Animals
Drinking
Livestock
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
Economy
Uniforms, Military
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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