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Title [Second Family's Dwelling and Office, Mt. Lebanon, N. Y.]
Place Mount Lebanon, New York
Catalog Number noc006117.02
Accession number 1953.006117.02
Object Name Stereograph
Description This view was made from the east side of the road to Lebanon Springs looking south. The photograph shows, from right to left, the Second Family's Office ( ), Dwelling ( ), and Sisters' Workshop ( ). Two Shaker Brothers are posed in the picture, one leaning against the picket fence and the other atop a carriage mounting platform. Two Sisters are behind the picket fence near the gate that led to the Office. Of special note, the sign over the doorcap on the Office reads "Office & Store" and although it had been repainted to say "Chair Store'" and later, "Chair Shop'" is in the collection of the Shaker Museum|Mount Lebanon. Inscribed in pencil on the back of the card, "Second Family Mt Lebanon."
People Wells, Jennie (1878-1956)
Provenance Purchased from Sister Jennie Wells when she lived at Hancock Shaker Village following the closing of Mount Lebanon.
Collection Photography, Primary
Number of images 2.0