Daguerreotype of "Life's Happy Hour", (photograph)
Spencer (copy after)
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 136
The engraving for 1849 will form a prominent feature in the operations of the year. It is from Mrs. Lilly M. Spencer's picture, entitled "Life's Happy Hour," and will measure fifteen by twenty inches. The plate is now in the hands of Mr. Alfred Jones of New York, and will be executed in the style of the justly celebrated print, after Landseer, of the Queen and her Children; and will be ready for the printer's hands on the 1st of November next. A Daguerrotype of the picture to be engraved, and a copy of the print above referred to, may be seen in the gallery of the Art-Union. [P. 4.]
Vol. 1, No. 1. May. Published Monthly. Price a half dime. Record of the Western Art-Union, containing the Plan, List of Officers, and a Descriptive Catalogue of the Paintings, and other Works of Art, now on exhibition in the Gallery of the Western Art-Union. Cincinnati: 1849. Printed at the Daily Times Office.