The various ages and degrees of human life

see description belowA print arranged on nine steps showing the stages in life of man and woman, ascending from infancy and descending toward deathbed, with scenes of marriage and dying within roundels above, all appearing above a scene of the Last Judgement, with scenes of christening and burying within roundels immediately above.

  • Title: The various ages and degrees of human life explained by these twelve different stages, from our birth to our grave [graphic].
  • Publication: [London] : Sold by C. Dicey & Co. in Aldermary Church Yard, London, [between 1764 and 1775]

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Acquired June 2019

Thomas Inglefield, an artist born without limbs

“Portrait in profile of a young man who lacks hands and legs beyond the knee; full-length, sitting on a cushion before a lectern on the right, drawing a tree with a pen held against his mouth using his left elbow.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • PrintmakerIreland, Samuel, -1800., printmaker.
  • TitleThomas Inglefield, an artist born without limbs [graphic] / etching by S. Ireland, 1787, after F. Grose.
  • Published:[London] : T. Inglefield, 28 May 1787.

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Acquired June 2017