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The Stages of Life; traditional image showing twelve stages in the life of a man and a woman arranged on a series of rising and descending steps with letterpress verses above the couples and in six columns below the image. c.1690
Woodcut, coloured by stencil
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Height: 383 millimetres (cropped)
Width: 478 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Dated to c. 1690 on the basis of costume.
Literature: M. Jones 'The Print in Early Modern England: An Historical Oversight', New Haven and London, 2010, pp.30-31, especially footnote 55.
This print brings the number of prints known to have been issued by Minnikin to four, who until 2001 was known only as a published of playing cards.
- Not on display
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