The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Shaker Booth]

Object Details

Title:

[Shaker Booth]

Artist/Maker:
Place:

Albany, New York, United States (Place Created)

Date:

1864

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XA.891.9.3

Dimensions:

13.8 × 19 cm (5 7/16 × 7 1/2 in.)

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Object Description

A group portrait of women dressed as Shakers from the Shaker Booth at the Albany Army Relief Bazaar. The women are wearing identical dresses and white caps. Each has her arms crossed over her chest and has a white cloth draped over the right arm.