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A Shaker Family Album: Photographs from the Collection of Canterbury Shaker Village

By: Starbuck, David R. ; Swank, Scott T.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire, U. S. A., Univ Pr Of New England: 1998

Seller ID: 003155

ISBN: 0874518474

Condition: New


Still in publisher's plastic, this collection of more than 100 images captures the essence of Shaker life in poses both pious and playful, and records how individual identity was nurtured, rather than extinguished by the community. Chosen from thousands of photos saved by Eldress Bertha Lindsay, these photos give new life to the Shaker lifestyle. These farmers, artisans, and celibate guardians of orphan children lived in what the authors calls an unusually humane environ... View more info