In Five Acts–A New Life (from "A Round of Days")

After Arthur Boyd Houghton British, born India
Engraver Dalziel Brothers British
Related author James Hain Friswell British

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This image of parents guiding a child's first steps is one of four by Houghton, paired with James Hain Friswell's poem "In Five Acts," published in the gift book "A Round of Days" (1866) (John William North designed a fifth). The poem traces key moments in a married couple's life over decades together. This impressoin was reissued in "Picture Poesies" (1874).

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