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Title Views of the North Family Shakers at Mt. Lebanon, New York, No. 36. Sister Eliza Rayson
Place North Family, Mount Lebanon, New York
Catalog Number noc004079
Accession number 1950.004079
Object Name Photograph, Cabinet
Description Sister Eliza Rayson ( - ) seated in a chair that, by the angle of its arms, appears to be a rocking chair. None of the furnishings in the room appear to be Shaker-made. High on the wall to the left of Sr. Eliza's head is a framed piece of printed poetry that appears to be a copy of a piece titled, "Table Monitor." See: Richmond ____ for the text of the piece.
People Neale, Emma Jane (1847-1943)
Rayson, Eliza (1834-1909)
Photographer James E. West
Provenance Presented to the Shaker Museum|Mount Lebanon by Mrs. Julia Clough, West Lebanon, NY, in August 1950. Mrs. Clough was once a Shaker Sister, Julia Matilda (Mintie) Dalton. She joined the Shakers on July 11, 1876, but eventually left and married, Henry Terry Clough, also a Shaker at Mount Lebanon.
Collection Photography, Primary
Number of images 2.0
Year Range from 1890.0
Year Range to 1910.0