By: Starbuck, David R. ; Swank, Scott T.
Hanover, New Hampshire, U. S. A., Univ Pr Of New England: 1998
Seller ID: 003155
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 environment and maintained a faith that was "remarkably resilient and long-lasting. "; 8vo - over 7Â¾ - 9Â¾" tall View More...