Elder Henry Clay Blinn with Beehives, Shaker Village, Canterbury, New Hampshire, circa 1875

Summary

Henry C. Blinn joined the Canterbury, New Hampshire, Shaker Community in 1838. He served as an elder and as official historian for the Shaker community for most of the rest of his life. His writings included at least two articles in the American Bee Journal (April and September 1870). Elder Blinn learned by doing, as this stereograph of his work with bees in the Canterbury apiary indicates.

Henry C. Blinn joined the Canterbury, New Hampshire, Shaker Community in 1838. He served as an elder and as official historian for the Shaker community for most of the rest of his life. His writings included at least two articles in the American Bee Journal (April and September 1870). Elder Blinn learned by doing, as this stereograph of his work with bees in the Canterbury apiary indicates.

Material

Card stock

Technique

Photographic processes

Color

Blue

Dimensions

Height: 3.375 in

Width: 6.75 in

Inscriptions

front, printed on mount: No. Shaker Village, Canterbury / Concord and Miscellaneous Views / Photography by H. A. Kimball / Concord, New Hampshire back, written: Apiary

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