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Title [Shaker Sisters in Contemporary Dress]
Place Church Family, Mount Lebanon, NY
Catalog Number noc8970
Accession number 1957.8970.1
Object Name Photograph, Cabinet
Date 1903
Description Taken in the Church Family Dwelling, Mt. Lebanon, N.Y., in September 1903 (according to the calendar on the wall). The image shows three Sisters is contemporary dress and hairstyles. On back, "No. 9". The Sisters are, from left to right: Carrie Alice Wade (1872-left 1909). Wade married Hugh Gallagher, a hired man, and both retained a relationship with the Shakers. Suzie Bowman (1889-left 1907); and Lucy Catherine Wells (1881-left 1906).
People Bowman, Suzie (1889-left 1907)
Wade, Carrie Alice (1872-left 1909)
Wells, Lucy Catherine (1881-left 1906)
Provenance This photo was obtained from the Hancock, Mass. Shakers in 1957. It was a gift from Eldress Emma King of the Canterbury, N.H. Shakers.
Collection Photography, Primary
Number of images 2
Year Range from 1903
Year Range to 1903