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Life's ups-and-downs -- Puck's improvement on Cole's "Voyage of Life"
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Title:

Life's ups-and-downs -- Puck's improvement on Cole's "Voyage of Life"

Collection:

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Description:

Illustration shows two men on bicycles, one just starting out on life's journey, being towed by Father Time, the second one is nearing the end of life's journey and about to get caught by a scythe and thrown from the bicycle into a grave. Milestones and signs mark the journey: in youth there is "Health," between 20 and 30 there is "Happiness," at 40 there is "Pleasure," at 50 "Hope," at 60 there is "Neglect", between 60 and 70 there are "Regrets" and "Sickness," at 80 there is "Fear," and at 90 is an open grave with an owl perched on the mile-marker. At the top center is a "Half Way House" and at bottom center, in a floral arrangement, is an hourglass on top of a clock.

Creation Date:

1883-07-11

Creator:

Keppler, Joseph Ferdinand, 1838-1894

Citation (Chicago Style):

Life's ups-and-downs -- Puck's improvement on Cole's "Voyage of Life". Prints and Photographs division. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o287539. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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