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The apple tree provided shade for a noon-day rest for the work horses and the farm workers in the field behind the Allen House in Deerfield, Massachusetts. The Allen sisters, Frances and Mary, became known for their portrayals of rural New England life in the days before automation dominated the farm.


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"Noon Rest"

photographer   Frances Stebbins Allen (1854-1941)
date   c. 1914
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
process/materials   platinum print
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.14.0252.01-.10

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