Victoria and Albert Museum

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So this is old age

So this is old age

An article by author Penelope Lively on old age in the Guardian Review.
'When we are young we can never imagine getting old, and yet so many of us are now living longer. Amid all the aches and pains and indignities, there are surprising consolations.'