Water house and Bath house
Water house and Bath house at the Centre family dwelling at Pleasant Hill Shaker village, Kentucky. The chair is characteristically stored on wall pegs when not being used. The Shakers were 19th century America's largest and best known communal utopian society, and by 1840 there were 18 communities from Maine to Kentucky. they were famous for their celibate and austere way of life, for the excellence and simplicity of their work, and for the dance worship that gave them their name.
Photo ID: 8292_14_Pleasant_Hill
Author: Michael Freeman
File state: Final
Photo size: 21.5 Mpixels (61.5 MB uncompressed) - 5671x3791 pixels (18.9x12.6 in / 48.0x32.1 cm at 300 ppi)