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Shaker Museum

Photograph, Cabinet

[Shaker Six-Tub Washing Machine Exhibited at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, 1876]

1876

Object ID:
1952.5112.1
Community:
Philadelphia, P,
Makers
Edward L. Wilson and W. Irving Adams, proprietors
Description

The Shakers participated in the Centennial Exposition held in Philadelphia in 1876, exhibiting their improved commercial washing machine made and sold by the Canterbury, NH, Shakers and chairs made and sold by the Mount Lebanon, NY, Shakers.

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

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Shaker Museum Photograph, Cabinet. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=17442. Accessed on March 3, 2024

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Shane Rothe

Curatorial Associate

Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.