Stephen Foster Stephens, Quaker Cabinetmaker

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1998

GUSN

GUSN-169689

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Description

In his plain but well-made furniture, Stephen Foster Stevens embodies the tenants of his Quaker religion, the beliefs informing his craft. Plain, but solid, Stevens made furniture that was well-respected and served its purpose - nothing more, nothing less.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 39

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1998.076.265.001

Abstract

In his plain but well-made furniture, Stephen Foster Stevens embodies the tenants of his Quaker religion, the beliefs informing his craft. Plain, but solid, Stevens made furniture that was well-respected and served its purpose - nothing more, nothing less.

Date Notes

Volume 76, Number 265 (Fall/Winter 1998)

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Record Details

Originator

Jane Williamson (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1998). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England