Framed print of allegorical subject
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Stages of a Man's Life from Cradle to Grave"; color lithograph shows stages of man's life from age 5 to 100 with accompanying age descriptions and allegorical images like a young tree with leaves on left, dead tree on right, figures ascend left to right in pyramid, various pictures of animals relate to each stage. H 10" x W 14". Used as decoration in the front entrance hall of the Lincoln Home. Allegorical and scriptural topics were popular subjects for prints. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities 16 History; 25-27 Fine Arts
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
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