The Life & Age of Woman

Description
Colored print depicting a female at different stages from infancy to old age. The figures are depicted on ascending steps to middle age and then descend with old age being the lowest to the right. There are verses beneath each figure and vignettes that symbolize various stages of life. A small vignette of two people standing beside a man digging three graves is in the center foreground.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1848
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 12 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 31.75 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2936
catalog number
60.2936
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Chronology: 1840-1849
Marriage
Children
Flowers
Adornment
Civic Associations
Toys
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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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