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North-west view of Montague, (central part.)


WITH the permanent establishment of the Cabinet Work in the Village Shop it seems desirable to publish a definite statement of the plans and methods of work of the new industry. In harmony with the general idea underlying New Clairvaux the cabinet work will be carried on in conjunction with work on the farms owned by the craftsmen. It will thus be seen that the New Clairvaux ideal and the beautiful dream of a regen-

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The Community of New Clairvaux was based on arts and crafts ideals. Six families, students, and apprentices all had private residences, but shared common work. They wished to return to the pre-industrial age, when the efforts of labor were valued and the results honored. They created furniture of the latest styles by hand.


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"The Cabinetwork at New Clairvaux"

printer   New Clairvaux Press
creator   Carl Purrington Rollins (1880-1960)
date   1907
location   Montague, Massachusetts
width   6.5"
height   10.0"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Books/Booklet
accession #   #L02.031

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