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The Path of Pleasure

19th century
284 x 231 mm (11.2 x 9.1 in.)

C. Mayer, American
After Frank Beard, American (probably)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving on wove paper
Edition: Front cover illustration for “The Illustrated Christian Weekly” (New York: American Tract Society) vol. 5, no. 22, Saturday 29 May 1875; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context, including an accompanying article at p. 254
Marks: Inscribed in block, lower left: “F. Beard”; signed in block, lower right: “C. MAYER SC.”; printed below image: “THE PATH OF PLEASURE”; adhered to back page of issue: small piece of colored paper printed “(6) W G Atwater Jun 75” [distributor or retailer’s stock-aging slip?]
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Credit Line: Weedon Endowment funds, 2001
Accession Number: 2001.14.11

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  • allegory
  • American Studies
  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • dogs
  • religions
  • sex role - Pattern of attitudes and behavior that in any society is deemed appropriate to one sex rather than another. For the concept of physiological traits that distinguish the males and females of a species, use "sex." For the sum of an individual's sexual emotions, ideas, and behavior, use "sexuality." ERIC9 [February 1993 descriptor moved. December 1992 related term added. November 1991 related terms added. January 1991 scope note added. May 1990 lead-in term added.]
  • shipwrecks - Occasions of the severe damage or loss of a boat or ship at sea. [April 1995 lead-in term added. December 1990 descriptor added.]
  • social classes - Levels in human populations distinguished by degree of wealth or privilege, modes of labor, way of life, or other social, economic, or cultural factors. TSIT [May 1994 related term added. April 1993 lead-in term deleted, was 'social stratification'; lead-in term deleted, was 'class differences'. May 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • temptation - LC sh 85133799 and TGM:

  • image Dimensions: 284 x 231 mm (11.2 x 9.1 in.)

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