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The Voyage of Life: Old Age

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The Voyage of Life: Old Age

Artist: Joseph Boggs Beale (American, 1841-1926)

Manufacturer: Casper Warren Briggs (American, 1847-1942; active Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1872-1942)

Retailer: McIntosh Stereopticon Co. (active Chicago, Illinois)

Date: 1875-1900
Medium: Photographic emulsion with watercolor on glass in walnut frame
Image: 3 1/4in. (8.3cm)
Support: 4 × 7 × 3/8in. (10.2 × 17.8 × 1cm)
Markings: Near right edge, impressed into wood: '-McINTOSH- / BATTERY & OPTICAL CO. / -CHICAGO-'
Inscribed: Paper label on underside: 'THE VOYAGE OF LIFE 4. OLD AGE. While o'er the dark, receding storm, / Bright breaks the light of endless morn.' Handwritten: 'Disc [sic] 147' and '4'
Credit Line: Gift from the Collection of Terry and Deborah Borton
Object number: 2018.10.4
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