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Title "Sister Cecelia [DeVere]"
Place Mount Lebanon, NY
Catalog Number noc3543.9
Accession number 1950.3543.9
Object Name Postcard, Picture
Description This image of Sister Cecelia DeVere (1836-1912) was created by James E. West in the early 1890s as part of his series "Views of the North Family Shakers at Mount Lebanon, New York." Apparently, Howard M. Gillet, a photographer in Lebanon Springs, New York, used West's image, with or without his permission to publish his own postcard with the image of Sister Cecelia.
People DeVere, Margaret Cecelia (1836-1912)
Photographer James E. West
Provenance Purchased by John S. Williams, Sr. prior to 1950 as part of a postcard album assembled by an unknown person in the first decades of the 20th century.
Collection Photography, Primary
Number of images 2
Year Range from 1907
Year Range to 1920