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Title "Sister Eliza [Rayson]"
Place Mount Lebanon, NY
Catalog Number noc3543.8
Accession number 1950.3543.8
Object Name Postcard, Picture
Description Sister Eliza Rayson (1834-1909) was photographed by James E. West for his series "Views of the North Family Shakers at Mt. Lebanon, New York," in the 1890s. Howard M. Gillet, of Lebanon Springs, New York, a photographer in his own right, apparently copied West's image, with our without his permission, to make postcards.
People Rayson, Eliza (1834-1909)
Photographer Howard M. Gillet
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