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From shore to shore

GC002.02.122 (RS130018)

Description

An allegory of life from childhoold to old age, represented by a group of people apparently out for a day of boating. A poem explains the symbolic journey.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1857-1907
Physical Description
1 lithograph
Dimensions
11x 14(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR122OVR
GUSN
198871
Reference Code
GC002.02.122

Record details

Originator
Currier & Ives (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
adulthood
allegories (document genre)
childhood
old age
poems
Material Type
lithographs
prints (visual works)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 121-130
Physical Access Restrictions
Very fragile, with deep tears along the edges. Overall dirty and discolored.

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